discussion questions - Upfront

Name For use with “The Gun Debate” on p. 8 of the magazine
The Gun Debate
1. What do people mean when they talk about
“gun control”?
2. Why do you think city dwellers and residents
of rural areas tend to view gun control differently?
3. Why has the meaning of the Second Amendment been
debated so much? What did the Supreme Court rule?
4. Do you think stricter gun control laws would reduce
the number of firearm-related deaths in the U.S.?
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