The Importance Of Gun Control In The US

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In the U.S., there have been many firearm-related deaths. In the chapters “Moving against the Gun” and “The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act,” the federal government has tried taking action to deal with guns, such as the Gun Control Act of 1968 and the Brady Act that implemented a waiting period for consumers trying to buy guns. “The Gun Control Act establishes regulations governing the importation, manufacture, and sale of firearms…it prohibits the importation of cheap handguns and surplus military firearms.” Many people have been injured because of guns and the government is trying to create a better way to prevent these injuries. “The Gun Free School Zones Act in 1990 makes it a federal offense to have firearms within the vicinity of