International Firearms-Control Legislation and Policy

The Law Library of Congress has been compiling an impressive international survey of gun control measures.  It currently includes entries for Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Egypt, Germany, Great Britain, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, and the European Union. The list keeps growing with a new entry every couple weeks or so.  We are waiting for the USA entry!

For some perspective on US gun control measures, visit

Jan 16, 2013  Scott notes that the horrific mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School has reignited the debate on gun control, with the president…/2013/Gun-Control-by-Executive-Order-
Mental Health Key Component of President Obama’s Gun Control Executive Orders. Jan.22.2013. On January 16, 2013, President Barack Obama issued the 
Illinois Resists Judicial Activism on Gun Control. December, 2004. In City of Chicago v. Beretta USA, 2004 Ill. LEXIS 1665, the plaintiff City asserted a claim of 
Dec 24, 2012  Non-citizens can be deported from the US for a number of immigration offenses, but can Mr. Morgan’s strident comments favoring gun control…/can-piers-morgan-be-deported-for-his.html
Hard Fight to a Decision in Gun Control Debate, and Nobody Was Shot. Trenton Times (7/10/08), The Record (7/9/08), Hunterdon County Democrat (7/3/08)…/hard-fight-to-a-decision-in-gun-control-debate-and- nobody-was-shot.aspx
Feb 14, 2013  The President’s 2013 State of the Union address discussed an issue that many states are also looking at closely — gun control — in particular -161a-02-14-2013/
Nov 27, 2003  Publications 2003 Smoking Gun Control: The burden of proof for plaintiffs in Title VII discrimination cases just got a lot lighter.…/smoking-gun-control-the-burden-of-proof-for- plaintiffs-in-title-vii-discrimination-cases-just-got-a-lot-lighter
Sep 24, 2012  A Roundtable held by Florida International University on the differences between gun control in the U.S. and Europe. comparison-between-europe-and-the-usa
Apr 12, 2013  Immigration and Gun Control at the Top of the Congressional Agenda George C. Crawford. With Congress having cleared the decks on many 
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U.S. Supreme Court Brief on Behalf of Criminologists in Gun Control. Case, Otis McDonald v. City of Chicago. Boston, MA, January 12, 2010 – Brown Rudnick, 



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