Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology Volume 86 Issue 1Fall Article 5 Fall 1995 Keeping Guns out of the Wrong Hands: The Brady Law and the Limits of Regulation
Published in: Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology · 1995Authors: James B Jacobs · Kimberly A PotterAffiliation: New York UniversityAbout: Injury prevention · Human factors and ergonomics · Suicide prevention
Background checks exist to keep guns out of the wrong hands, not to infringe on the rights of responsible gun owners. Surely, that is a goal we can all support. Nobody wants a repeat of Newtown, Aurora or Oak Creek.
Gun Control Group Project “Guns in America” Gun Control Group Project Opinions In the United States of America, we as citizens have the right to bear arms, provided to us by the second amendment to the U.S. constitution, and …
Obama describes expanding the background check requirement (which Congress has declined to do) as a “commonsense gun safety reform” aimed at “keeping guns out of the wrong hands.” That view presupposes a consensus about whose hands are …
Keeping guns out of the wrong hands (Guest opinion) Updated June 30, 2017 at 10:10 AM ; Posted June 30, 2017 at 9:00 AM In this file photo, police display some of the thousands of illegal firearms confiscated in one year.
Street criminals get guns in a variety of ways, including through gun shows and private sales in other states that do not regulate such transactions. But straw purchases are the easiest and most attractive way for those with criminal convictions to get guns — no need to go out of state or to take whatever is available on the black market.
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Shaheen Stresses Need to Keep Guns Out of Wrong Hands New Hampshire Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, part of a bipartisan group promoting a bill to strengthen the FBI database of prohibited gun buyers, says the Nov. 5 Texas church shooting demonstrates woeful inadequacies in the federal background check system.
Requiring those seeking gun permits to apply in person to local police departments is likely a more effective way to prevent gun-related violence than requiring a federal background check, according to David Hemenway, professor of health policy at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and director of the Harvard Injury Control Research …
As in so many other areas of life, this important research and science can help keep us all safe. Second, mental illness. In January, the President called for a new $500 million investment in mental health treatment and underscored the increased mental health coverage that the Affordable Care Act has made possible.