The right to “keep and bear arms” is cherished by gun owners across the country — but in light of the recent shootings in Tucson, many are reflecting on the presence of guns in our society and asking whether new laws are needed to curb the violence.

How do you feel about the tragedy in Tucson? Do you think we need stiffer gun control laws?

Do you own a gun yourself — and if so why? How can we prevent an event like the one in Arizona from happening again?

Do you think the government needs to rethink the Second Amendment?