Recent gun shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut and at the movie theater in Aurora, Colorado have brought the issues of gun control and gun violence to the forefront. If you’re interested in researching this issue further, the library can help. President Barack Obama has responded with his plan to control gun violence (pdf). The Gallup News Service Poll recently surveyed the country for reactions to President Obama’s proposal. These surveys were recently added to the iPoll database, the most comprehensive, up-to-date source for US nationwide public opinion available today.
For more library resources on gun control, visit this research guide.