TITLE

Gun Control Overview

PUB. DATE
March 2013
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Mar2013, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at gun use and gun control in the U.S., as of 2013. It presents background statistics on topics including gun use in crimes, gun use in self-defense, and gun deaths from accidents and suicide. It outlines major U.S. federal gun laws, including the National Firearms Act of 1934 and the Gun Control Act of 1968, and describes the background check system for gun purchases. Common arguments for and against stricter gun control are summarized.
ACCESSION #
85623065

 

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