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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Gun Violence


Preventing Gun Violence in Our Nation



By Neera Tanden, Winnie Stachelberg, Arkadi Gerney, and Danielle Baussan | January 13, 2013

After last month’s senseless shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut—in which 20 children and 6 adults were shot and killed—we need to immediately address the gaps in our current law that enable mass shootings, as well as the everyday shootings that on average claim the lives of 33 Americans each day.

In this issue brief we recommend 13 legislative proposals and executive actions to prevent gun violence in our nation.

These actions are targeted in the following three key areas:
  • Better background checks 
  • Taking military-grade weapons off the streets and out of criminals’ hands 
  • Better data, better coordination, and better enforcement 
  •  We discuss these actions in further detail below.
To read the entire report click here.  

1 comment:

Ammo said...

The only way to prevent the nation from gun violence is control Gun sales