The United States has the highest number of guns per capita in the world. Many believe this is because of "our right to bear arms." This idea comes from the Bill of Rights' Second Amendment, which was drafted in 1791.
RELATED: What Does The World Think Of Gun-Loving Americans?
Despite being hundreds of years old, it still greatly influences both policy and culture surrounding gun rights and regulation. But many disagree on what rights it actually grants Americans. Are Americans get wrong about the Second Amendment?
Read more about the second amendment:
Slate: Guns Kill Children - The overwhelming evidence that pediatricians are right and the NRA is wrong
Wall Street Journal: OK, Let's Debate Gun Control!