Guns Legislation Assignment Can Gun Control laws reduce violence?
Guns Legislation Assignment
Can Gun Control laws reduce violence?

Background:
After 45 school shootings in 2016, many Americans are wondering: Why haven’t we done more to prevent this kind of horrific tragedy?

Americans possess more than 200 million firearms. Each year about 640,000 violent crimes, including 16,000 murders are committed with guns, mostly handgun. Some people believe gun-control laws, which restrict gun ownership, can reduce the bloodshed. Others believe that guns should protect Americans and gun laws should be less strict.


Task:
In groups, you will work with one another in order to create Gun Control Legislation for the United States.

Process
First, complete the DBQ- meaning look at the graphs and in the column write down what each graph, chart or saying is trying to tell its audience

Second, go through the questions/ topics, and writing your opinion next to the topic, be sure to give reasons and/ or facts

Third, work in groups (this can be tough for a lot of you), and create a document in which you will create gun regulations/ a national gun policy for the United States. This should include the:
a) topic
b) explanations as to how you can to your decision and at
c)least one fact to support your reasoning.
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Created: Apr 13, 2017

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

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