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    Victimless Crimes by Carrying Firearms

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    write a 2 page essay discussing whether or not the possession and carrying of firearms or the illegal purchase of a firearm are "victimless" crimes.
    Why are offenses such as these not usually listed as victimless crimes?

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    write a 2 page essay discussing whether or not the possession and carrying of firearms or the illegal purchase of a firearm are "victimless" crimes.

    First and foremost, the Second Amendment guarantees the right to possess a firearm if the person has legally obtained the firearm, therefore, it is erroneous to placate a facetious approach that merely owning a firearm is illegal, as this is a constitutional right that is guaranteed by the United States constitution. Secondly, the illegal carrying of a firearm is a crime in any state in the union, which makes this crime punishable by whatever legal doctrine that exists within the state. Although I wouldn't tacitly state that it is a victimless crime, I do believe that it is a crime that doesn't equate to automatic victims unless the person has malice ...

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    Victimless crimes by carrying firearms is examined. Why such offenses of these are not usually listed as victimless crimes.

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