Gun Control
9 views | +0 today
Follow
Gun Control
What are the cons on gun control? How should it be handled? Should the United States have gun control?
Curated by Leanne Agbo
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

An Angry Obama Lashes Out After Gun Control Defeat | TIME.com

An Angry Obama Lashes Out After Gun Control Defeat | TIME.com | Gun Control | Scoop.it
Stoned faced and curt, the President used unusually pointed words to criticize the 45 Senators, including four Democrats, who successfully defeated the bill...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

John Fund - Gun Sales and Background Checks: Obama's Bogus 40 Percent Stat

John Fund - Gun Sales and Background Checks: Obama's Bogus 40 Percent Stat | Gun Control | Scoop.it
Of all the gun-control measures touted by President Obama on Wednesday, the one that got top billing was a dramatic tightening of background checks on gun purchasers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

Why Not Gun Control for the Government? by Anthony Gregory

Why Not Gun Control for the Government? by Anthony Gregory | Gun Control | Scoop.it
Whenever someone commits a particularly shocking crime with firearms—especially a horrific mass murder—there are calls for gun control. The reasoning seems to
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

Why Can't We Be Like France? by Stephen P. Halbrook

Why Can't We Be Like France? by Stephen P. Halbrook | Gun Control | Scoop.it
Download the Full Article

(PDF, 5pp., 275KB)



more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

Bloomberg’s Gamble: Risking the Democratic Senate Majority for Gun Control | TIME.com

The NYC mayor has attacked vulnerable Democrats over gun control votes, possibly endangering the movement towards stricter federal gun control law.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

Why Is It Easier to Get an Assault Weapon Than to Vote? - Huffington Post

Why Is It Easier to Get an Assault Weapon Than to Vote? - Huffington Post | Gun Control | Scoop.it
Why Is It Easier to Get an Assault Weapon Than to Vote?
Huffington Post
A recent study by two professors at Cleveland State University estimated that Americans own between 262 and 310 million firearms.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

Why military bases (and Starbucks) don't want guns around - The Week Magazine

Why military bases (and Starbucks) don't want guns around - The Week Magazine | Gun Control | Scoop.it
The Week Magazine Why military bases (and Starbucks) don't want guns around The Week Magazine n Monday morning, Aaron Alexis reportedly walked into work at the Navy Yard with a Remington 870 shotgun in his backpack, his valid ID getting him past...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

The Criminology of Firearms by Don B. Kates

The Criminology of Firearms by Don B. Kates | Gun Control | Scoop.it
In 2004, the National Academy of Sciences reviewed 253 journal articles, 99 books, 43 government publications and some empirical research of its own about guns.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

NRA's next president to lead its court fights against gun control

NRA's next president to lead its court fights against gun control | Gun Control | Scoop.it
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Alabama lawyer Jim Porter, in line to become the next president of the National Rifle Association, is expected to spearhead the group's court challenges of gun-control laws enacted...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

How Owning a Gun Changes the Dynamics of Conflict

How Owning a Gun Changes the Dynamics of Conflict | Gun Control | Scoop.it
Why does it seem like we are unable to have a public discussion about the effects of gun-ownership? It's because we are approaching the discussion from the wrong angle.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Leanne Agbo
Scoop.it!

Fears of Gun Registry Prompt NRA to Back Suit Against Surveillance - Newsmax.com

Fears of Gun Registry Prompt NRA to Back Suit Against Surveillance - Newsmax.com | Gun Control | Scoop.it
Fears of Gun Registry Prompt NRA to Back Suit Against Surveillance Newsmax.com The National Rifle Association said on Wednesday it supports a lawsuit brought by civil rights groups to strike down the government's broad telephone surveillance...
more...
No comment yet.