Gun Control

For or against stricture gun laws

NRA: national Rifle Association- pressures goverment not to pass gun control laws.

National Gun Control: supports gun control laws.

2nd Amendment

says that you have the right to keep and bare

1934 National fire Arms Act-1st law passed, banned machine guns and sawed off shotguns.

1993 The Brady Bill- required a 5 day waiting period and a background check to buy a handgun.

Haynes v. U.S. 390 U.S. 85 (1968) This was an appeal from someone convicted of violating the old NFA, failing to register a weapon in their possession.

My opinon on gun control is i think there should be some laws governing gun control, but no laws that will violate ower second amendment right to keep and bare arms.

Washington (CNN) -- Twelve survivors of the shooting that gravely wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and killed six others met Wednesday with Attorney General Eric Holder to seek his support for stricter enforcement of gun sale checks and tighter requirements on gun sales.

The group of survivors from the Tucson, Arizona, shooting is working with New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others with Mayors Against Illegal Guns to combat gun violence.

Ken Dorushka, one of the survivors, said Holder "seemed to be very supportive of what we're trying to do."

The Arizona contingent hopes to get President Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney to present plans for ending gun violence. Neither party has wanted to discuss gun violence during the campaign. Dorushka acknowledged the National Rifle Association has enormous political clout, and his group faces an uphill task.

The Justice Department confirmed the attorney general met with the group for about an hour, but would not discuss what was talked about. The Arizona delegation submitted to Holder hundreds of thousands of signatures in support of the campaign.

"The meeting was positive and constructive," said Holder spokeswoman Tracy Schmaler.

The group of survivors who met with Holder did not include Giffords, but did include Roxanna Green, the mother of 9-year-old Christina-Taylor Green who was killed in the January 8, 2011, shooting spree. Jared Lee Loughner has pleaded guilty in the shooting.

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