In the United States, under a republican form of government, power is divided between the states and the central government. Within the central government, as is within the states, that power is further sub-divided between branches of the government.
Politicians who support gun control, and gun control advocates, are either ignorant, power hungry control freaks, or delusional idealists. Ignorance would mean simply lacking in knowledge of the subject, but because of their positions, and touted “research,” they should know the subject.
As has been born out in the writings of the founders and authors of the Constitution, their debates, and indeed the US Supreme court, the “Bill of Rights” are not now nor ever envisioned to be a grant of right to the American people.