Americans are the most heavily armed people in the world per capita. Depending on who you ask about the Second Amendment
Meet the biggest and most influential pro-gun lobby in Washington, DC. The NRA reportedly has
. It heavily
of pro-gun lawmakers, publicly
Mass shootings happen all the time. But one of the worst in recent memory was
. In 2012, a gunman killed 20 kids and six adults with an
at Sandy Hook elementary in Newtown, CT. President Obama tried to get
After Sandy Hook, President Obama had to give remarks on at least
. Then Orlando happened. In June 2016, a shooter killed 49 people and injured 53 in an Orlando, FL gay club. The shooter spent some time on the FBI’s terror watch list, but was
when they couldn’t find hard evidence. Even if he had still been on the list, he could have bought a gun. Congress considered banning those on federal terror watch lists from getting guns, and requiring universal background checks.
In September 2017, a gunman killed at least 58 people at a concert in Las Vegas in the worst shooting in modern US history. The gunman’s believed to have legally purchased the 23 weapons he had with him. While Nevada has some of the most
in the country, one restriction is against fully automatic weapons. But he used a legal device called 'bump stocks' to basically
. In November 2017, a gunman killed at least 26 people inside a church in a
In February, a 19-year-old gunman killed at least 17 people at a high school in
It was one of the deadliest school shootings in US history. The gunman was armed with a semiautomatic rifle and was a former student who was expelled for disciplinary reasons. The FBI got tips about him, but says it
Guns don't kill people. People kill people. We need more guns in the hands of those who could fight back. Many who carry out mass shootings are mentally ill. Instead of limiting access to guns, let’s shape up the
’Thoughts and prayers’ are not enough. The Second Amendment was written hundreds of years ago. It
A majority of Americans believe that gun laws
. Most people want
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