What Is Gun Control? - Facts, Laws, Pros & Cons


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Gun control generally refers to laws and policies established to do which of the following?

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1. The Second Amendment guarantees an individual's right to do what?

2. Mandatory background checks for gun buyers was first imposed in what year?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessments will evaluate you on the purpose of gun control, as well as the Second Amendment, background checks, stand your ground laws, and a pro-gun organization.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The task of these tools is to ask you questions about:

  • Why gun control policies exist
  • Rights granted by the Second Amendment
  • When mandatory background checks for gun buyers were implemented
  • What the stand your ground laws allow
  • An example of a pro-gun rights nonprofit group

Skills Practiced

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding compulsory background checks and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about laws concerning guns
  • Making connections - identify the connection between the Second Amendment and the rights of individuals

Additional Learning

You will be able to expand your knowledge of gun control with the assistance of the lesson called, What Is Gun Control? - Facts, Laws, Pros & Cons. This lesson includes topics like:

  • What gun control is
  • A history of gun control laws
  • Non-profit groups
  • The pros and cons of gun rights