TITLE

Why Do Democrats Keep Trying to Ban Guns That Look Scary, Not the Guns That Kill the Most People?

AUTHOR(S)
Beckett, Lois
PUB. DATE
September 2014
SOURCE
Pro Publica;Sep2014, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Blog Entry
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the assault weapons ban implemented by the U.S. government which started in 1994 aimed at curbing gun violence in the country. The author argues the efforts of Democrats and the support of the public over gun control, citing a report showing no evidence of saving lives. It also notes the measure introduced by President Barack Obama after the 2012 Sandy Hook shootings in Connecticut aimed to reduce gun violence.
ACCESSION #
98705496

 

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