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Firearms -- United States

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View Resource National Rifle Association of America (NRA)

National Rifle Association: Contains information on conservation, legislation, hunting issues, recruiting programs, and women's issues.

https://home.nra.org/
View Resource Gun Crime in the Age Group 18-20

This report, released jointly by the US Department of Justice and the Department of the Treasury, presents a statistical analysis of the extent of gun crime committed in the US by persons between the ages of 18 and 20. The findings of the report show that this age group committed the most gun homicides in 1997, were more likely to use a firearm during a crime, and possessed the largest number of...

https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/Archive/203924NCJRS.pdf
View Resource ATF The Youth Crime Gun Interdiction Initiative Performance Report

The Treasury Department's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (ATF) recently placed this October, 1998 report online. The report examines the illegal youth firearms market in 27 different communities, based on the results of crime gun traces conducted by the ATF. Part I of the report summarizes the general findings and describes gun tracing efforts and new initiatives by local law enforcement...

https://www.atf.gov/file/5601/download
View Resource Gun Control vs. Gun Rights

This Website from opensecrets.org (see the July 30, 1999 Scout Report) summarizes the current state of the debate including the positions of the interest groups on both sides and, most revealingly, offers statistics on campaign contributions from both sides of the debate to Congress. In addition, links are provided to a congressperson-by-congressperson breakdown of voting records vis-a-vis...

https://www.opensecrets.org/news/issues/guns/