We’d like to thank all of you for following along with us on this 4 week journey. What we’ve aimed to do via Taking Control is contribute to the conversation surrounding gun control. Not only have we advocated for ways to take control, but we have debunked arguments opposing our position. What we hope to achieve… Read More Summary

Why Wording Matters

In a recent poll taken at Quinnipiac University created an investigation into the effect of how we word our support for gun control. In an article from The Washington Post, it was found that among registered independent voters that they are more likely to support “gun laws” rather than “gun control laws.” The only difference is the… Read More Why Wording Matters

It Starts With Education: A Refutation

Some say gun control starts with education. We disagree. The 2015 Miss America pageant joined the gun control conversation, asking the contestants, “America loves our Second Amendment, but gun violence continues to be a tragic problem. Do you support a ban on military-style assault weapons?” Miss South Carolina was outspoken with her well-crafted response: Not… Read More It Starts With Education: A Refutation

Moms Demand Action

Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is group that arose as a result of the awful mass elementary school shooting at Sandy Hook. The group, much from the information in their title, was “created to demand action from legislators, state and federal; companies; and educational institutions to establish common-sense gun reforms.” They are… Read More Moms Demand Action

Ads for Advocacy

There is no doubt that Gun Control has been a hot topic on the presidential debate circuit recently. We’ve posted about it before, but now watch this short ad where Hillary Clinton directly pushes for gun control. If facts won’t make people understand how important it is to increase gun control now, I don’t know… Read More Ads for Advocacy

History of Gun Control

As gun control legislation becomes more and more of a possibility, it is important to look at where we are currently and where we started as a nation. Here is a great Washington Post article on the history of gun control in the U.S. Photo courtesy of