TITLE

Reducing gun deaths in the United States

AUTHOR(S)
Teret, Stephen P
PUB. DATE
May 1999
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/01/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7192, p1160
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the strategies on the prevention of gun deaths at schools in the United States. States which suffered tragic losses from gunfire; Details on some preventive methods in reducing the mortality rate; How personalized guns reduces the likelihood of homicidal shootings.
ACCESSION #
1878760

 

Related Articles

  • On saying (decisively) `no guns!'. Thatcher, Nicholas S. // Education Week;2/23/94, Vol. 13 Issue 22, p37 

    Relates the author's view on the importance of decisively saying `no' to guns. Implications of the proliferation of harmless paint-ball guns; Standing up against violence and violent things; Prevention of violence in the campus.

  • Let's listen to the kids. Staunton, Jim // Thrust for Educational Leadership;Feb/Mar96, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p28 

    Reports on the concerns presented by students on the possible effects of the passage of the federal Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1995 in the United States. Immediate expulsion of any student found on school grounds with weapon; Concerns raised on behalf of students to be expelled; Giving...

  • Statement on the Gun-Free Schools Act. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;10/30/95, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p1944 

    Presents a statement from US President Bill Clinton on October 26, 1995 on his objective for zero tolerance for gun control in schools in the country stipulated under the 1995 Gun-Free Schools Act of 1995.

  • Would Stronger Gun Control Laws Make Schools Safer?  // NEA Today;Oct99, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p11 

    Debates whether gun control laws would prevent school violence in the United States. Arguments raised by Bill Smith, teacher of history at Thurston High School in Springfield, Oregon; Other factors cited by Sherry McMorris, a kindergarten teacher at West Side School.

  • Clinton gives symbolic lift to gun-free provision. Portner, Jessica // Education Week;11/2/94, Vol. 14 Issue 9, p26 

    Reports on United States President Bill Clinton's order for the Education Department to enforce the gun-free-schools provision of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Denial of federal funds to states and districts that fail to adopt policies requiring schools to expel students caught...

  • Message to the Congress transmitting the `Gun-Free School Zones Amendments Act of 1995'. Clinton, Bill // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;5/15/95, Vol. 31 Issue 19, p809 

    Presents President Bill Clinton's message to the Congress transmitting the Gun-Free School Zones Amendments Act of 1995, on May 10, 1995. Jurisdictional element for the Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1990; Requirements; Jurisdictional element.

  • A boost for safe schools.  // NEA Today;Nov96, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p10 

    Focuses on the reinforcement of the Gun-Free Schools Zone Act, which makes it illegal to possess or discharge a firearm in a school, or on school property. National Education Association's (NEA) support of the legislation; Provisions of the revised version.

  • Clinton vows steps to reinstate federal gun ban. Walsh, Mark // Education Week;5/10/95, Vol. 14 Issue 33, p16 

    Reports on President Bill Clinton's pledge to reinstate the federal ban on gun possession near schools that the Supreme Court voted down in its decision on the U.S. v. Lopez case in April 1995. Increase in number of school-related deaths in the United States; Proposal to pass law linked to...

  • Joining efforts to prevent school violence. Rodríguez, Inda M. // Caribbean Business;10/15/2009, Vol. 37 Issue 41, p49 

    The article reports on the "Arm yourself with courage, speak up" public-service campaign sponsored by Centennial de Puerto Rico in Puerto Rico. It states that the campaign is part of the group's effort to prevent violence and weapon-related incidents at schools. Also presented are the program's...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics