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Policy Identification Worksheet Policy topic: Gun Control Directions: Do some research and find 3 existing or proposed recent U.S. policies (laws, statutes, etc.) published or proposed on this topic. Do not describe policies proposed/implemented prior to 1985. In addition to a brief description of the policy, you will also indicate the stance (for or against), level of implementation, and provide a link to the actual policy. Policy 1 Policy name (Precise bill/policy/legislation name): Firearms Owners Protection Act of 1986 Policy link (Include a direct link to the policy. Do not use Wikipedia, news articles, etc. Go directly to the source for information): _ - 100/pdf/STATUTE-100-Pg449.pdf____ Implementation level (Circle one of the following that fits your policy): Organizational/Institutional Local State Federal Brief summary of the policy in your own words (minimum 100 words): This act amended the Gun Control act of 1968 and prohibits anyone who is an illegal alien, dishonorably discharged from the military, and those who do not consider themselves U.S. citizens, from purchasing a firearm or bullets. This act also makes it against the law to have a machinegun, and for firearms dealers to keep records of the sales they make and to report those who purchase multiple guns at one time. Also, this act enforces additional punishments on people who use firearms or machineguns while committing a crime. On a scale of 1 to 5, where do you feel this policy lands on the spectrum of being on the Pro or Con side of your topic? Highlight the appropriate number. Pro side (in favor of) Con side (against) 1 2 3 4 5

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