Imagine a world where there were no laws controlling who could and couldn’t buy guns. Imagine that a felon who had committed armed robbery could walk into any store and buy a gun along with the ammunition that is needed for that gun. It would be a scary would if anybody and everybody were able to buy a gun. If there were no laws for gun owners this situation could happen these laws are put into place to protect not only citizens but to protect the gun owners. Thankfully we live in a world where gun control has evolved over the years in order to protect America and its citizens.
1911 was when the first law towards gun control was passed and according to The Salt Lake Tribune (1995) New York passes the Sullivan Law, which makes buying or carrying a handgun without a permit a felony. Which also started the first political fray against the gun control that was stopped because of the start of World War I? It was the start of both sides of gun control, not only was it the start of gun control, however it was also the start of people political or not, the laws were against the gun control. These Laws are put into effect to protect, and eleven years later, there was another law that was passed. In 1927 Congress had passed a law that would ban mail-order sales of a handgun but the advocates fail to pass that law on a federal level. After that, states did start putting laws into place that would regulate the use and sales of handguns (The Salt Lake Tribune, 1995).
According to "Gun Control Fact-Sheet 2004 " (2008) Guns are used 2.5 million times a year in self-defense. Law-abiding citizens use guns to defend themselves against criminals as many as 2.5 million times every year—or about 6,850 times a day. This means that even with gun control laws that are in effect people and their families do not feel safe. There are ways for felons to get around the laws and still own guns. This means that more and more families are getting guns to protect their