THE TWO SIDES OF GUN LEGISLATION AND CONTROL DEBATE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

  • Olusola O. Karimu Center for Juvenile & Family Studies Inc., New York, NY

Abstract

The purpose of the current research is to contribute to deepening the conversation on gun legislation and control in the United States. Utilizing a method that is predominantly based on review of secondary sources, this study found that gun legislation and control remain a contentious issue that has divided the country into two sides. One notable finding of this research is that the number of gun-related crimes committed each year in the country is alarming and acceptable solution should among others include the strengthening of the Federal programs that target illegal firearms trafficking, increasing background checks for purchase of new firearms and renewal of existing ones and as well as tightening of existing gun laws.

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Published
2015-03-30
How to Cite
Karimu, O. O. (2015). THE TWO SIDES OF GUN LEGISLATION AND CONTROL DEBATE IN UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. European Scientific Journal, ESJ, 11(7). Retrieved from http://eujournal.org/index.php/esj/article/view/5329