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Domenech, Benjamin. "The Truth About Mass Shootings And Gun Control."
Commentary 135.2 (2013): 25-29. Literary Reference Center. Web. 8 Apr. 2015. The article discusses the relationship between mass shootings and gun control legislation in light of a December 2012 shooting at an Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. The author claims that violent crime has fallen in the U.S. while gun ownership has increased. Media portrayals of mass shootings are addressed in light of criticism from researcher Grant Duwe. Macgillis, Alec. "This Is How The Nra Ends." New Republic 244.9 (2013): 16-
23.Academic Search Complete. Web. 13 Apr. 2015. The article discusses gun control in the U.S. as of April 2013. Topics include declining gun ownership rates in the U.S., background check legislation that was defeated in the U.S. Senate in 2013, and the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. The Moms Demand Action political group is spoken of as well. Obeng, Cecilia. "Should Gun Safety Be Taught In Schools? Perspectives Of Teachers."
Journal Of School Health 80.8 (2010): 394-398. Psychology and Behavioral
Sciences Collection. Web. 12 Apr. 2015. This study describes teachers' views on whether gun safety should be taught to children in the preschool and elementary years. A majority of the teachers in favor of teaching gun safety in the schools, a larger study should be conducted that explores the introduction of gun safety into the curriculum in preschool through grade 6. Such a study should evaluate the efficacy of teaching gun safety as a measure to prevent gun violence and injuries involving guns. Rostron, Allen. "School Shootings And The Legislative Push To Arm Teachers."
University Of Toledo Law Review 45.3 (2014): 439-455. Legal Collection. Web.
8 Apr. 2015. An essay is presented on the National Rifle Association's reaction to the Sandy Hook...
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