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Why Imposing More Gun Control Measures is Not the Solution

First, I would like to express my condolences to those who have died from gun violence. According to the statistics, in 2021, approximately 20,000 people died from gun violence in the United States. Yes, 20,000 , and this number is on the rise in 2022. However, these numbers did not shock me. Because in 2021, 39,000 people died in car accidents in the United States, while over 71,000 people died from overdosing on synthetic opioid drugs, mainly fentanyl, and the main source of fentanyl is China. In January 2023, the United States also experienced four shooting incidents in 4 days, resulting in 22 deaths from gun violence. At that time, I was already considering whether the government should pass more gun control measures, and my answer was no, because, as the Second Amendment states, " A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. " Therefore, when the Second Amendment was w