As long as guns have been around. The first major gun control law was the 1934 National Firearms Act which prohibited certain weapons. It was a response to the Valentine's Day Massacre, planned by Al Capone using machine guns. Gun control became a major issue after John Kennedy's assassination, resulting in the Gun Control Act of 1968 being passed to prevent criminals and people with mental illness from buying weapons.
Gun control legislation in the United States began in the 1930s, but the debate has gone on primarily since the late 1960s. Please see the Related Link for a timeline.
There are thousands of laws that relate to gun control, and cover every state. Those laws have been there for years.
There is no "gun control" amendment.
If you are "pro" in the gun control debate, you are for less gun control. In other words, you are "pro-gun".
Barbara Long has written: 'Gun Control and the Right to Bear Arms'
opposing.Versus, contra, counter"I am against gun control" could also be phrased "I'm opposed to gun control", "I'm anti-gun control", "I'm an opponent of gun control", "I disagree with the idea of gun control"
They have gun laws. Whether they actually have the words "gun control" within any of their firearms legislature, I don't know, but they do have gun control.
It means the restriction of the sale and use of firearms. In America, where guns have been a major source of controversy, supporters of firearm ownership campeign for "gun rights", while opponents campeign for "gun control".
Yes, Ross Perot is for gun control. He was not a typical Conservative and was pro gun control and pro choice.
It is extremely anti-gun control.