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efforts to regulate or control sales of guns

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The website's archive shows a multitude of articles advocating for gun rights including "Gun-Controlled Chicago: Five Shot In Four Hours," and "The Five Most Outrageous Facts About Obama's Executive Gun Control.
No gun control law has ever resulted in reductions in violent crime.
At a rally in Austin with Mayor Steve Adler and local gun control advocates, Doggett praised the sit-in, which was House Democrats' attempt to force a vote on gun legislation in the wake of the recent mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 people.
Connecticut enacted sweeping gun control laws - including bans on assault weapons and large- capacity ammunition magazines - after the December 2012 Newtown school shootings that left 20 children and seven adults dead.
The result of our lack of substantive, internationally comparable gun control is entirely clear: the U.
Very highly recommended for community and academic library Social Issues reference collections in general, and Gun Control Policy supplemental studies reading lists in particular, it should be noted for personal reading lists that "Showdown: The Looming Crisis Over Gun Control" is also available in a Kindle edition ($9.
registered voters (26%) say they would vote only for a candidate who shares their views on gun control -- about double the 11% to 15% who said this in the year after the 1999 Columbine High School massacre.
The letters contained threats to Bloomberg that make reference to the political debate over gun control.
Obama's gun control proposals have run into resistance in Congress, leaving their fate in doubt.
Many opponents of further gun control laws say further gun control is an infringement of their rights under the second amendment relative to the right of citizens to bear arms.
The United States once again finds itself embroiled in a controversial gun control debate following the recent mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
has jumped into the national political debate about gun control by launching an online campaign that urges firearms owners to contact their legislators encouraging them to oppose tougher gun control laws.
Despite the call for more gun laws and restrictions, the attitudes of Americans concerning gun rights and gun control changed little following the July 20 shooting, according to the Pew Research Center.
Even the modern Ku Klux Klan, Winkler admits, "began with gun control at the very top of its agenda.
Substantial political support for gun control has disappeared.