TITLE

OBAMA'S PROPOSALS

PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Time;1/28/2013, Vol. 181 Issue 3, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents an overview of U.S. President Barack Obama's proposals for increasing federal firearm regulation following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut in December 2012. It looks at the controversy surrounding a number of plans, including universal background checks on gun purchases, restricting high-capacity ammunition clips, and banning assault weapons. Several other proposals are mentioned, as well as a history of federal gun laws in the United States.
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85096153

 

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