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Persuasive powerpoint

  1. 1. Lindsey AtkinsonREQUIREMENTS TO OWN A FIREARM
  2. 2. • Midnight movierelease in Aurora,Colorado• Virginia Tech• Newtown, ConnecticutTHE PAST DECADE
  3. 3. HOW DO WE ALLOW THESE EVENTSTO OCCUR?Too lenient?ORWrong individual?
  4. 4. THE PAST YEAR?• James Holmes• Adam Lanza• Firearms used
  5. 5. 12 Gauge Remington 870 Express Tactical Shotgun, Smith & Wesson M+P 15Semi-auto Rifle, Glock 22-40 Caliber handgun.JAMES HOLMES
  6. 6. MORE ON THE HOLMES TRAGEDY• Assault style, jammed• Later Discovered: Psychologist• Mentally ill• Documented psychological issues
  7. 7. .223-Caliber Bushmaster XM15-E25 Rifle, 10mm Glock handgun, 9mm Sig SauerP226 handgun, Izhmash 12 Gauge handgun.ADAM LANZA
  8. 8. MORE ON THE LANZA TRAGEDY• Assault Rifle – Primary• 155 Shots, less than 5 minutes• Took own life• Suffered from several disorders• Purchased by mother• Gun safe in Lanza’s room
  9. 9. DEBATE ON GUN CONTROL• Argued for years• There ARE ways of prevention
  10. 10. RECENT STUDY• 1,219 Adults• Marist College, New York• 60% in favor of better laws• 59% for Federal Ban reinstated
  11. 11. STEPS1. Starts with the purchaser1. Truly need it?2. Household concerns?
  12. 12. • Develop Legislation• Boundaries• Urban areas/Midwest – wilderness• Psychological standards met• too many incidents occur
  13. 13. InvasionOfPrivacy?
  14. 14. AFOREMENTIONED CRITERIA• Extensive Background Checks• Pass/Fail• Meeting with Psychologist• Ask questions• License Renewal• Register Firearm

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