TITLE

Shots

AUTHOR(S)
Hertzberg, Hendrik
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
New Yorker;1/7/2013, Vol. 88 Issue 42, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the U.S. gun control debate following the December 14, 2012 school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. He focuses on the position of pro-gun advocates, noting that that many cite the Second Amendment and the need for protection against the government as reasons for legal ownership of assault rifles. Stating this viewpoint is outdated, he suggests U.S. President Barack Obama continues to pursue reform.
ACCESSION #
85182407

 

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