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gun control

n.
Regulation restricting or limiting the sale and possession of handguns and rifles in an effort to reduce violent crime.
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Noun1.gun control - efforts to regulate or control sales of guns
regulating, regulation - the act of controlling or directing according to rule; "fiscal regulations are in the hands of politicians"
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He incorrectly claimed the House is not doing anything to address gun control. He further claimed the House should send a bill to the Senate and make the Senate vote it down.
Apple CEO Tim Cook described the lack of action on gun control from Capitol Hill as "insanity," and has urged lawmakers to take bipartisan action on the issue after mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. 
Summary: Washington DC [USA], Aug 5 (ANI): Hundreds of protestors representing the United States gun control group 'Moms Demand Action' on Sunday (local time) gathered in front of the White House here to demand gun-control reforms in the wake of the mass shooting in El Paso.
Washington, D.C.: For the first time in two decades, Democratic presidential candidates are engaged in a politically fraught debate on gun control policy as campaigns and advocacy groups assess the nation's evolving views of an issue long considered a landmine for the left.
Shields underestimated the resistance his plans would run into from gun owners, and just as the names of the various gun control organizations changed over time to names suggesting "gun safety," or "preventing gun violence," so too did their publicly-stated agendas.
She describes school shootings, guns and gun violence in the US, and demands for action; key milestones and events in the debate over gun control and gun rights in the US, such as the U.
1-10, as the 2018 midterm elections draw near and gun control proponents have gone on the offensive to make tighter laws a major issue for voters.
The researchers aimed to assess youth opinions on guns and gun control. They asked open-ended questions and identified themes from the responses.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Protesters calling for gun control held a "die-in" outside Trump Tower in Chicago on Tuesday.
In "Gun Control in Nazi-Occupied France: Tyranny and Resistance", academician and historian Stephen P.
Summary: Several Silicon Valley leaders have called for increased gun control in the United States after a woman at the YouTube headquarters in California shot and wounded three people before taking her own life.
RETIRED Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has called for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation.