TITLE

FIRE AWAY

AUTHOR(S)
GRUNWALD, MICHAEL; NEWTON-SMALL, JAY
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
Time International (Atlantic Edition);1/24/2011, Vol. 177 Issue 3, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at gun control in the U.S., focusing on how policy is influenced by shooting sprees. A 2011 public shooting in Tucson, Arizona, which left six dead is discussed. The attempted murder of Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords by suspected shooter Jared Loughner is mentioned. The author comments on how mass killings on the campuses of Columbine High School and the Virginia Polytechnic Institute have not helped to change gun control at the federal level. The gun control policies of presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama are discussed.
ACCESSION #
63595880

 

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