Location

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

Start Date

1-5-2014 10:00 AM

End Date

1-5-2014 11:00 AM

Project Type

Poster- Restricted to Campus Access

Description

After the mass shooting at Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, California on January 17, 1989, pressure to create stricter national regulations on assault weapons intensified significantly, leading to the creation of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban that went into place in 1994.

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. Economics Dept.

CLAS Field of Study

Social Sciences

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

713

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Federal Assault Weapons Ban and Violent Crime

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

After the mass shooting at Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton, California on January 17, 1989, pressure to create stricter national regulations on assault weapons intensified significantly, leading to the creation of the Federal Assault Weapons Ban that went into place in 1994.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2014/program/466