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Hot Topics: Gun Control: Overview

Gun control in the United States continues to be a controversial issue.

What's the Issue?

Gun control is a well-argued topic in American politics, education and society, and when new mass shootings occur the discussion begins with renewed vigor.  Research topics could include looking at mass shootings causes and aftermath, youth and school gun violence, exploring arguments and statistics on both sides of the issue, examining the issue in domestic terror and border control, and researching and comparing the history of gun use and controls in America and other countries.

Current Events: Gun Violence and Legislation

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Search Tips: Use combinations of terms like "gun", "control", "violence", "legislation", "school", "shootings", "mass", "firearms".  

Most databases will let you re-sort your results by 'newest first' to get the most recent articles, or by 'relevance' to get the articles that best match your search terms.

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