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Journalism & Communication
Pages 6 (1506 words)
Newspapers and Gun-Control Your Name Name of Course Name of Professor Date of Submission Newspapers and Gun-Control Newspapers are vital in providing a democratic nation with its daily quota of news. They play a very important role in making the public of a nation aware of the importance of national events and the implications that they have on the running of the electorate.
The article by Michael D. Shear and Peter Baker talks of the political hullabaloo around the increase in restrictions revolving the use of firearms in America. While doing so, it also takes into account several of the problems that affect legislation in this regard. This includes the lobbying that is done by many people who are a part of the firearms industry. This article explores the legal aspects of the problem that affects many parts of the United States of America (2013). Another aspect that the article explores is that of the immediate provocation for the government to initiate these proceedings. This is the shooting that took place in Connecticut recently. This took the lives of many young people as a result of the lax laws related to the possession of firearms within America (Aarthun and Candiotti, 2012). These laws have then to be looked into in a more serious and critical way and new methods have to be found out so as to deal with these problems. The article also talks about the problems that the government is likely to run into with the companies that manufacture firearms. ...
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