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THE CASE FOR MORE Guns (AND MORE GUN CONTROL).
Language:
English
Authors:
GOLDBERG, JEFFREY
Source:
Atlantic; Dec2012, Vol. 310 Issue 5, p68-78, 9p, 4 Color Photographs
Document Type:
Article
Publication Information:
Atlantic Media Company
Subject Terms:
GUN control -- United States
CONCEALED weapons
AURORA shootings, Aurora, Colo., 2012
COLUMBINE High School Massacre, Littleton, Colo., 1999
MAUSER, Tom
FIREARMS -- Law & legislation -- United States
SCHOOL shootings -- Prevention
Geographic Terms:
UNITED States
Abstract:
The article discusses gun control in the U.S. and argues for a connection between increased access to guns among law-abiding citizens and the prevention of gun violence. The author looks at several shootings such as the 2012 movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado and the state's 1999 Columbine High School shooting. Topics include gun control advocate Tom Mauser whose son died in the Columbine shooting, laws related to U.S. gun shows and concealed weapons, as well as university policies.
Document Information:
Essay last updated: 20121204
Lexile:
1310
ISSN:
10727825
Accession Number:
83811665
Database:
Literary Reference Center
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THE CASE FOR MORE Guns (AND MORE GUN CONTROL)
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THE CENTURY 16 CINEPLEX in Aurora, Colorado, stands desolate behind a temporary green fence, which was raised to protect the theater from prying eyes and mischief-makers. The parking lots that surround the multiplex are empty -- weeds are pushing through the asphalt -- and the only person at the theater when I visited a few weeks ago was an enervated Aurora police officer assigned to guard the site.
I asked the officer whether the building, which has stood empty since the night of July...

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