Editor's note: This poll was originally posted after the Aurora, Colo., shooting. We have since updated it to reflect more recent events.
The right to bear arms in protected by the Second Amendment to the Constitution. (You can find out more and test your knowledge of the amendment here.)
But even during just the past few years, the world has seen some of its deadliest mass shootings – most recently, at an elementary school in Connecticut. As of Friday (Dec.14) afternoon, 20 children had been reported killed.
And this summer's shooting at a movie theatre in Aurora, Colo., prompted not only prayers, but tighter gun control laws.
Some writers have questioned why Christians haven't pushed for stronger gun control, while others have asked whether it's a religious issue at all.
What do you think – is gun control a religious issue?
Take the poll, and share your perspective.