Not only do local elections affect citizens directly, but residents also have the chance to influence local government.
However, like every constitutional right, the right to own guns should be limited when it begins to interfere with the rights and well-being of other Americans. Gun ownership should never be entirely outlawed, but there is nothing unconstitutional about controlling who can get a gun, and how, to protect the lives of the innocent.
Despite the impending threat to health and security that climate change poses, politicians and voters are not talking about the environment. Addressing climate change should be at the top of the agenda for everyone right now.