PRWeb: Publisher Offers Free Access to Gun Regulation and Legislation Research Collection (PRESS RELEASE)

PRWeb: Publisher Offers Free Access to Gun Regulation and Legislation Research Collection (PRESS RELEASE). “William S. Hein & Co., Inc. has released the newest HeinOnline collection, Gun Regulation and Legislation in America. This collection has been in development since the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, which resulted in the deaths of 20 children and six staff members. The Hein Company is a for-profit corporation with fiscal responsibilities to its shareholders, but its mission statement contains a number of core values, one of which is Corporate Citizenship. This means that, as a company, Hein resolves to make a positive difference in the community. In the wake of several of the deadliest mass shootings in United States history, Hein is offering this new collection of materials free of charge to its core U.S. subscribers, academics, and other institutional libraries in order to provide a platform for research on the myriad issues related to gun regulation. The goal of this database is to help facilitate civil discourse and productive discussions and to help to bring all sides of this issue together to effect positive change and prevent more senseless loss of life.”

The Independent: US military adds more than 4,000 names to gun background check database after Texas mass shooting

The Independent: US military adds more than 4,000 names to gun background check database after Texas mass shooting. “The US military has added more than 4,000 names to a federal background check database in the three months since a mass shooting revealed the organisation had consistently failed to report troubling convictions to the FBI.”