Do I have the right to protect myself?

I don’t really understand gun violence and mass shooters. Many people blame gun violence on mental health issues. But the problem has been around for a long time. There’s always been a gun problem in the hood. And no one ever talks about that. It wasn’t until the violence spread to other communities that suddenly people started paying attention to it.

I am a former felon, not a violent felon, but I never think about hurting other human beings. However, this means I can’t purchase a gun to protect myself or my family. But someone who has a mental illness, on the other hand, can walk into a store and buy a gun.

Last year, I was attacked at least six times. My question is, do I have the right to protect myself? Well, the law says I don’t.

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