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Amanda FerreraPolicy Identification WorksheetPolicy topic: Gun ControlDirections:Do some research and find 3 existing or proposed recent U.S. policies(laws, statutes, etc.) published or proposed on this topic. Do notdescribe policiesproposed/implemented prior to 1985. In addition to a brief description of the policy, youwill also indicate the stance (for or against), level of implementation, and provide a linkto the actual policy.Policy 1Policy name (Precise bill/policy/legislation name): H.R. 4296 – Public Safety andRecreational Firearms Use Protection ActPolicy link (Include a direct link to the policy. Do not use Wikipedia, news articles, etc.Go directly to the source for information): /hr4296/textImplementation level (Circle one of the following that fits your policy):Organizational/InstitutionalLocalStateFederalBrief summary of the policy in your own words (minimum 100 words): The purpose ofthis federal bill was to limit the exchange, manufacturing, and sale of assault weaponswithin the United States and to ban large quantity ammunition devices. Automaticweapons were defined as semiautomatic firearms and were outlined by manufacturenames and models (Beretta Ar70, Colt AR-15, etc.) and possible detachableaccessories such as a telescoping stock or bayonet mounts. Those with assaultweapons before the date the bill was passed were exempt from penalty as long was theweapons were either antique, inoperable, or were possessed lawfully. The bill waseffective for ten years from the date of enactment.On a scale of 1 to 5, where do you feel this policy lands on the spectrum of being on thePro or Con side of your topic?Highlight the appropriate number.Pro side (in favor of)Con side (against)12345Briefly explain why you think your policy falls on that number in the spectrum.Why isthis policy pro, con, or neutral? Do parts of the policy take components from both sidesof the topic? For example, does it represent a solution that individuals on different sidesof the topic might agree upon? Or, does the policy mainly support one perspective?

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Term
Summer
Professor
ElizabethCross
Tags
assault, Firearm, Gun politics, Concealed carry in the United States, Amanda Ferrera

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