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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-related legislation Policy link (Include a direct link to the policy. Do not use Wikipedia, news articles, etc. Go directly to the source for information): - 2020#February_27.2C_2019:_House_passes_firearms_legislation Implementation level (Circle one of the following that fits your policy): Organizational/Institutional Local State Federal Summary of the policy in your own words (minimum 100 words): The house passed a bill that makes federal background checks mandatory for both private and commercial gun sales. This would make all gun sales participate in a federal criminal background check which would limit the amount of easily acquired weapons through private sale. These checks would become void and unnecessary if the weapon is transferred between family and if the weapon is used for short-term. The bill also proposes that those who do not live in this country legally can not purchase a firearm and if they attempt to do so then they must be reported to the U.S Immigration and Enforcement Agency. 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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