Essay on ATT and Gun Control

Submitted By aprilv12
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ARMS TRADE TREATY
&
GUN CONTROL

TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE
• ACTION: Define and understand the Arms Trade Treaty
(ATT) and gun control.
• CONDITION: In a classroom with the use of references.
• STANDARD: The student will be able to define and discuss the Arms Trade Treaty, Gun Control, and the implications of both.

ADMIN DATA
• Normal safety considerations for this class.
• The risk assessment is LOW.
• There are NO environmental considerations.
• Evaluation: None.

ENABLING LEARNING OBJECTIVE A
• Action: Define and discuss gun control and the history of gun control.
• Condition: In a classroom with the aid of references.
• Standard: The student will define gun control. The student will understand important historical events and developments leading to modern day gun control.

GUN CONTROL
The regulation of the selling, owning, and use of guns

GUN CONTROL HISTORY
• 1791 – 2nd Amendment ratified
• 1871 – National Rifle Association was founded
• 1934 – National Firearms Act
• 1938 – Federal Firearms Act
• 1968 – Gun Control Act

GUN CONTROL HISTORY
•1972 – Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms
•1986 – Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act & Firearm
Owner’s Protection Act
•1990 – Crime Control Act
•1994 – Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act & Violent Crime
Control and Law Enforcement Act

Check On Learning
Define Gun Control ?
The regulation of the selling, owning, and use of guns. What year was the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and
Firearms formed?
1972

ENABLING LEARNING OBJECTIVE B
• ACTION: Define and discuss the ATT, ATT development, and subsequent problems in developing the Arms Trade Treaty.
• CONDITION: In a classroom with the aid of references. • STANDARD: The student will be able to identify historical and recent events surrounding the Arms
Trade Treaty.

ARMS TRADE TREATY
The Arms Trade Treaty is the name of a potential multilateral treaty that would regulate the international trade in conventional weapons.

WHY IS A TREATY BEING
CONSIDERED?
The global trade in conventional weapons, from warships and battle tanks to fighter jets and machine guns, remains poorly regulated. No internationally agreed standards exist to ensure that arms are transferred responsibly. ATT DEVELOPMENT
• Initially started in 2001 at a UN Conference on Small Arms Trade
• Brought back again in 2003 by Nobel Peace Lauriate Oscar Arias
• In 2006, the UN embarked on a preparatory process to negotiate
• In 2009, US changed stance and told UN to redraft the treaty
• In 2012 The treaty was to be negotiated
• A new conference is scheduled for 18–28 March 2013.

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