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I agree with you that the negligence with which people regard human life is a problem, but honestly, I don’t think that people who don’t use guns can be blamed for gun violence. Certainly there are instances of people who have no idea what they’re doing killing or injuring themselves or others, and obviously if you are going to use a gun, you should know how to use it, but I think the majority of gun related injuries and deaths—or at least the most concerning from a societal point of view—come from violent crime, which can hardly be put on the shoulders of people who don’t know how to use a gun. Surely they have as much of a right to not bear arms as anyone else has to bear them.
To me the biggest issue with gun laws is that they don’t make it hard to get a gun legally, but very little is being done to stop illegal gun sales. One of the most common arguments against gun laws is that if someone is going to use a gun for nefarious purposes, they likely aren’t to concerned with the legal implications of using an illegally procured firearm. This is a perfectly valid argument, but to me the question it raises isn’t “well then why do we even bother with gun laws when they’re so easily circumvented by illegal firearm sales” it’s “why aren’t our gun laws doing anything about illegal firearm sales.” We make it difficult for people who can be trusted to use guns safely and responsibly to get them in the hopes that anyone in the hopes that anyone who can’t be trusted to do so will be getting a gun through the same system—and in many cases they are and the system works. But not enough is being done to crack down on illegal gun sales.