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gun control

A generic term for the restriction of access to guns as public policy.
 
Proposed strategies for gun control
Stopping dangerous uses; increasing penalties for gun-related crimes; stopping dangerous users; decreasing gun supply.
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Last week, the president was advocating for gun control. Recently, I read the president talked to the NRA and now is backtracking on gun control legislation.
He lauded gun control activists while addressing Duke University graduates in May 2018. He also publicly supported Parkland High School students for fighting to school safety.
Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders and several other Democratic presidential candidates, expressed grief for the victims and their families and called for Congress to pass new gun control legislation.
* The really important thing to understand is that the gun control zealots know that this law is unenforceable and can't work, and they don't care.
Democrats' support for tougher gun control is little changed from the 90% who favored it in March, after the Parkland shootings.
Joining Dorsey were Uber Technologies CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Box Inc CEO Aaron Levie, who respectively sent tweets on Tuesday saying #EndGunViolence and #NeverAgain, two Twitter hashtags commonly used by proponents of gun control.
Gun control can involve the responsibilities a seller has to check a buyer's background and whether a gun sale should be reported to the government.
The Democrats' calls for increased gun control at the national level contrast with Texas policies that generally give significant leeway to gun owners.
Chicago has strict gun control laws - which opponents say proves that gun control doesn't work, given the murder rate in the city.
"The result of our lack of substantive, internationally comparable gun control is entirely clear: the U.S.
Critique: "Showdown: The Looming Crisis Over Gun Control" will prove to be a much appreciated, informed and informative contribution to our on-going national dialogue over guns and control.
Clinton spoke out forcefully in favor of new gun control measures immediately after Thursday's shooting by a lone gunman on the campus of Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, which killed nine people and wounded another nine.