TITLE

Still Under The Gun

AUTHOR(S)
Lacayo, Richard; Maddux, Barbara
PUB. DATE
July 1998
SOURCE
Time;7/2/1998, Vol. 151 Issue 26, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the increase in gun crimes in the U.S. from 1968 to 1998. It mentions that it was in 1968 when civil rights advocate Martin Luther King Jr. and Senator Robert Kennedy were subsequently shot, prompting the passage of the Gun Control Act of 1968. Meanwhile, it mentions that the number of youths killed by firearms increased 153% in 1995 from 1985. It adds that the first years of U.S. President Bill Clinton's administration saw the assault-gun ban and the Brady Bill's passage.
ACCESSION #
54227142

 

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