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									        Gun Control




By: Michael Bodo, JJ Clancy, and Paul Santoleri
 Introduction & History
• 1791 second amendment ratified
• 1871 NRA founded
• 1934 national firearms act passed
• 1938 federal firearms act passed
• 1968 Gun control act passed, 1972 ATF
  enforces
• 1986 Law Enforcement Officers
  Protection Act/Firearms Owners'
  Protection Act passed
 Intro & History cont.
• 1990 Crime Control Act passed
• 1994 Brady Handgun Violence
  Prevention Act passed (not effective till
  1998)/Violent Crime Control and Law
  Enforcement Act passed
• 1998 Gun Bill Requires Trigger Locks
       Supreme Court
•
         Decisions
    1876 U.S. v. Cruikshank
•   1886 Presser v. Illinois

•   1894 Miller v. Texas

•   1939 U.S. v. Miller
•   1980 Lewis v. U.S.

•   2007 District of Columbia Et al. v. Heller

•   2009 McDonald v. Chicago
             Recent
          Developments
• Williams v. Maryland, Oct. 3, 2011
• The Second Amendment Foundation
  filed a federal lawsuit on California’s
  ban on assault weapons
• MTSU push for more gun rights for
  students
           Public Opinion
•   Americans favoring gun control laws or bans are at
    record lows.
        Bibliography
• http://usgovinfo.about.com/library/weekl
  y/aa092699.htm
• http://www.infoplease.com/spot/guntime
  1.html
• http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gun_politics
  _in_the_United_States#21st_century
• http://www.guncite.com/gc2ndsup.htm
• http://www.gallup.com/poll/150341/Rec
  ord-Low-Favor-Handgun-Ban.aspx

								
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