But, convicted criminals and mentally ill people are acquiring firearms without any difficulty and are using them for the wrong reasons mainly because of weak laws that regulate the sale of firearms.
Firearm sales in gun shows are not regulated by the FBI and buyers are not required to go through any kind of background checks at the time of purchase.
According to a report by the UC Davis Violence Prevention Research Program titled “Inside Gun Shows: What Goes on When Everybody Thinks Nobody’s Watching”, it is reported that more than forty percent of gun sales occur privately without any regulations.
Massacres in American schools happen so often in recent time that they already began to resemble a tragic soap opera.
On December 14, 2012 Adam Lanza, a 20 year old with asperger’s syndrome, shot his way into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut .
According to the final report by the states attorney’s office he got in the school at AM in the morning and shot the principal and the school’s psychologist that went out to the hallway to check loud bangs they heard.
The possession of firearms by teachers and ordinary citizens has both supporters and opponents.
We invite you to familiarize yourself with the history of this issue and the most common theories.
On their basis, you could draw own conclusions and write a quality weapons for college safety research paper.
The incident in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida which occurred on February 14, 2018, is not like many other tragedies of this kind.