Rules pertaining to the individual right to own and carry guns.
Proponents of gun rights support decreased regulations related to gun ownership on the basis of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. They argue that gun control laws infringe upon the right to self-defense and deny people a sense of safety.
Proponents of gun control believe the Second Amendment allows reasonable regulations on gun ownership. They argue that gun control laws would reduce societal costs, crime, homicide, suicides, and accidental deaths.