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Gun Control and the Evolution of Guns

The EVOLUTION OF "GUNS "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" - 1791 1791 MOST COMMON GUN The 2nd Amendment, grants the right to bear arms. in MUSKET MUSKET 4/ 60 rounds / seconds A trained solider was capable of Rounds Per Minute, re-loading after each shot. 2012 The 2nd Amendment, granting the right to bear arms remains unchanged. Weapons technology has advanced enormously. MOST COMMON GUN SEMI-AUTOMATIC SEMI-AUTOMATIC A semi-automatic gun is capable of firing 45 Rounds Per Minute. 45/ 60 rounds / seconds Arms have changed To shoot the equivalent amount of bullets in one minute (60 seconds): It would take more than 10 musketeers to match the fire rate of semi-automatic assault rifle with increased ammunition capacity but + the 2nd Amendment has not We have THE RIGHT to bear arms but IS IT RIGHT to bear arms? HB Sources: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musket http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/land/m16.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rate_of_fire#Semi-Automatic_rate @HOTBUTTERSTUDIO • HOTBUTTER • HOT BUTTER STUDIO © 2012 WwW.HOTBUTTERSTUDIO.COM

Gun Control and the Evolution of Guns

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This infographic focuses on the idea that gun technology has changed radically over the last 200 years, where as the fundamental laws enabling gun ownership in America have remained unchanged. This...

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