Would stricter gun control laws affect the rate of crime in America

Would stricter gun control laws affect the rate of crime in America

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Would stricter gun control laws affect the rate of crime in America?
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Unformatted text preview: causes for this phenomenon are very complex. TIME: During the 1920's-1930's states and congress pass gun control legislation. From 1960 to 1990 democratic administrations sign major gun control legislation into law. Republican president Ronald Reagan promotes gun rights. In the 2000's gun-control advocates face defeats in congress and the Supreme Court, but massacre of 20 children in Newtown Connecticut, reignites gun control debates. LOCATION: In the United States New York has become the first state to pass gun-control legislation. Currently, few states have strict gun control measures....
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  • Spring '13
  • Lewis
  • History, Supreme Court of the United States, President of the United States, United States Congress, Gun politics in the United States

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