Essays Tagged: "Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act"

Gun control - Seven Days: Is it Enough Time?

d Reagan was the target of an attempted assassination, which instead hit the press secretary, James Brady, who is now an invalid because of the bullet that entered his head that day. After this traged ... ol came to congress than had ever been attempted before. Among the most publicized of these was the Brady Bill, known by its full name of The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act. Prevention Act. Of ...

(4 pages) 85 0 4.1 Jan/1992

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Brief History of the NRA.

mber board that is geographically distributed. The Board of Directors are elected by secret ballot.2Brady ActThe Brady Act was approved by Congress in November of 1993 and was then signed into law by ... w by President Clinton later in the month. The act was originally named for anti gun lobbyist Sarah Brady, and not for former press secretary Jim Brady. It was through Jim Brady's support and the medi ...

(7 pages) 162 1 3.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Gun Control

meone's life in a split second. In this speech I will be covering this and other topics such as the Brady Law, the Second Amendment and some of the percentages and death rates is the U.S.Gun control a ... ted in many different ways. In fact no one knows exactly what the Founding Fathers meant by it. The Brady Center (an organization committed to gun control) believes that individuals do not have the ri ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.8 Aug/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Brady bill and its passage

al bills passed by Congress, butamong all, I have taken a particular interest in the passage of the Brady bill. When the Bradydebate was in full swing in Congress about three years ago, I was still ba ... the possession of guns is strictly restricted by laws. While watching televisionnews reports on the Brady debate, I wondered what was making it so hard for this gun controlbill to pass in this gun vio ...

(16 pages) 150 0 4.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Gun control.

control, many things come to mind which include the second amendment rights, school shootings, the Brady law, and gun violence. All of these issues have prompted a controversy over guns and whether o ... ified to own them under the Gun Control Act of 1986" (US Gov. Info 1). Along with registration, the Brady Handgun Violence Protection Act imposed a five-day waiting period on the purchase of a handgun ...

(8 pages) 277 2 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Social Issues in criminal Justice which involves Guns.

Ronald Reagan walked to his limousine in front of the Washington Hilton Hotel. Moments later James Brady, the President's Press Secretary, lay on the wet pavement of a Washington D.C. sidewalk in a p ... ss a stunning reelection victory and some of the highest approval ratings in American history.James Brady, was not so lucky. Suffering from extensive brain damage he would never fully recover. He did, ...

(26 pages) 422 0 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Gun Control-Argumentative essay to make it harder for citizens to carry concealed weapons

concealed weapon permit. These types of steps are necessary to save lives.Gun control laws like the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, better known as the Brady Law, have already lowered gun relat ... out of the hands of violent criminals. November 30 was the eighth anniversary of the signing of the Brady Law. Since the law went into effect, gun related deaths in the United States have dropped a re ...

(3 pages) 131 2 4.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

The Gun Violence Prevention Act of 1994: The Brady Law.

Brady LawThe Brady Law, also known as the Gun Violence Prevention Act of 1994, was set up to try and ... e. The waiting period is to be used so that the seller can run a background check on the buyer. The Brady Law requires that the Attorney General set up a permanent national instant criminal background ... r ways could be deterred by the checks and not go through with the crime.The real importance of the Brady Law is that it helps to lower crimes committed with guns. Former President Clinton backs the l ...

(3 pages) 57 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Gun Control - A Persuasive View

an effort to protect the people from each other.A very important law concerning gun control is the Brady Law. Sarah Brady, wife of former presidential press aid Jim Brady, started the law after her h ... he law after her husband was wounded during an assassination attempt aimed at President Reagan. The Brady Law requires a five day waiting period and background check before anyone can purchase a gun. ...

(4 pages) 130 1 4.3 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Gun and Weapon Control

US Policiy Paper about GUN CONTROL. This is a "Definition of an Argument" paper which looks at two sides of an argument. has complete works cited page. FULL MLA FORMAT. got an A- on it.

It wasn't until 1994 that the next two major pieces of gun restriction legislation were passed. The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act, simply the Brady Act, and the Violent Crime Control and Law E ... the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, commonly known as the "assault-weapons ban." The Brady Act imposed a five day waiting period and mandatory background check before a licensed dealer ...

(12 pages) 260 0 4.6 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

How the religious right and special interest groups are eroding American democracy.

y comes up in Congress (Birnbaum 2004), with the situation so dire that a specific provision of the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act relating to a ban on assault rifles was allowed to lapse when ...

(9 pages) 75 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Gun Control in America: The Problem Lies in Enforcement

thout stipulations, there are rules and regulations that we have to abide by and rightfully so. The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act prohibits convicts from legally acquiring any type of firearms ... y court of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence"(Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms). The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act has been very effective preventing over 1.9 million illegal fi ...

(6 pages) 4 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law