Pro/Con: Gun control introduction

The debate about guns and gun control has re-ignited in the wake of recent mass shootings.

In 2012, 31 people died in mass shootings in California, Colorado, Washington and Wisconsin at the hands of killers who legally obtained assault rifles, shotguns and semi-automatic pistols.

As election-year politicians tread lightly around the Second Amendment, questions remain regarding gun ownership, regulation and use.