The NRA comes under fire
- Closing a Brady Loophole. // Christian Science Monitor;3/29/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 86, p8
Editorial. Discusses the outlook for firearms control laws in the United States, in light of a school shooting in California.
- COLORADO AFTER COLUMBINE THE GUN DEBATE. Soraghan, Mike // State Legislatures;Jun2000, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p14
Offers a look at the debate over gun control legislation in the Colorado State Legislature as of June 2000 in response to the April 1999 Columbine school shooting in Littleton. Information on Columbine witness Robyn Anderson's testimony on the case; Introduction of firearm-related bills; Views...
- Shootings Propel States Into Action on Safety. Johnston, Robert C. // Education Week;05/05/99, Vol. 18 Issue 34, p15
Reports on the efforts of state leaders in the United States (US) to curb school violence and reconsider proposals on gun rights. Plan unveiled by New York Governor George E. Pataki for curtailing school violence; Bill offered by Assemblyman Jack Scott (D-Calif.) to create a team to respond to...
- Michigan enacts tough school gun law; Educators ponder effects on students. // Curriculum Review;Jan1995, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p3
Reports on the school weapons law enacted by the state of Michigan which expels a student who brings any weapon onto school property. Concerns by school administrators on the plight of expelled students; Opinions in favor of the law; Date of effectivity of the law.
- Remarks on the Shooting Death at Theo J. Buell Elementary School in Michigan and an Exchange With Reporters in West Palm Beach. Clinton, William J. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;3/6/2000, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p412
Presents the text of the remarks made by United States President Bill Clinton on February 29, 2000 regarding gun control legislation in relation to a shooting incident at Theo J. Buell Elementary School in Michigan.
- Gun-toting students face expulsions. Cannors, Cathy // New York Amsterdam News;7/22/95, Vol. 86 Issue 29, p6
Informs about the expectations from Gov. Pataki, to sign a bill passed by the state legislature and offered by Assembly member Steven Sanders, that establishes a mandatory one-year suspension period for students bringing firearms to public school grounds. Information about the provision under...
- No easy solutions. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;07/05/99-07/19/99, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p4
Comments on efforts to pass gun laws in order to prevent school violence in the United States. Inability of gun laws to prevent crime; Importance of strengthening the family; Rise in the number of activities competing with family time; Impact of mass media on the youth.
- Senate Closes IDEA School Gun Loophole. // Human Events;06/04/99, Vol. 55 Issue 21, p23
Focuses on an amendment to the Juvenile Justice bill passed by the United States Senate that changes the law covering special education students who bring bombs and guns to school. Sponsor of the legislation; Importance of the amendment; Legislators for and against the legislation.
- Teacher Gun Rights Fire Up Both Sides In Ore., Michigan. Ash, Katie // Education Week;10/3/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p20
The article discusses a debate in Oregon and Michigan about whether or not teachers should be permitted to carry guns on campus. A teacher in Oregon is suing because she should be allowed to carry a concealed gun. The teacher's concealed weapons license allows her to carry her gun into public...