Lately gun control is in everyone’s mind and convictions an opinions are as diverse as they are intense. In 2012 5 mass shootings throughout the country sparked anger and fear. But it wasn’t until after the horrific December tragedy in sandy hook elementary in Connecticut, where a gunman opened fire killing 20 small children and 7 adults, that the issue of gun control came to the fore front of political issues and president Obama promised to take action. Congressman Ruben Hinojosa who represents parts of the valley has been one of the most outspoken advocates of president Obama’s proposal. Yet many feel any sort of ban on weapons would be an attack on second their second amendment rights. So what are the requirements to acquire a concealed hand gun license? Applying with the state is also simple the department of public safety reviews applications and conducts a criminal history check and either denies or approves the application../ but once the license is issued its up to each recipient to use it responsibly, with literally no supervision. Stronger background checks are one of the things the gun control policy introduce by president Obama looks to implement. Which is something local concealed handgun license instructors support. Congressman Hinojosa says action must be taken to ensure the safety of the American people. In the second part of license to kill we will look into other ways officials are trying to keep schools safe, and is arming teachers a good idea? Cynthia Cano Fox 2 News at 9.