Today, the debate on owning a gun has many sides: there are many positives and negatives that come into play when talking about gun control. Gun control is a very controversial issue, however, with the right prevention steps one could relax knowing that the situation is finally being addressed. Most citizens have the right to have a gun other than felons. Felons have no rights to a gun and can not own or have one in their possession. Many people have their own feeling on guns on if they should have to be registered or not. Gun control comes across bad to citizens considering the fact that, the government has full rang over the decision on it. When talking about gun control there are many step to take, in many people 's eyes, from if gun…show more content… Founders decided that the right to own a gun is fundamental and essential to maintain liberty as part of the right to free speech, freedom of press, freedom of religion and other protections. 35% of men and 12% of women own one or more guns. Most adults that conceal and carry are law abiding and normally do not misuse them. When citizens own a gun for not only protection but also for recreational purposes (“Concealed). A big majority of citizens support allowing others to conceal and carry. The United States has about 88.8 guns to 100 citizens (“Gun Control).
There are many issues when entering the world of buying a gun. When purchasing a gun, citizen should be required to take class to learn more about how to handle and operate the gun they choose. Many accidents happen when guns are purchased and people don’t know how to handle them or how to properly store their weapons. Not only should citizens have to have training class to obtain a gun, Law enforcement does too. Law enforcement officer are required to take several hours of training classes so that they are well trained on operating a gun (Johnson). Adults who own guns and support gun control don’t have an issue with things such as background checks (“Gun Control).
Another way that the United States government try to restrict or regulate the use of firearms is by controlling ammunition that one person can posses. The government restricts the amount or even the type of ammunition