ERIC Number: ED387744
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Caught in the Crossfire: Kids Talk about Guns. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Crime and Criminal Justice of the Committee on the Judiciary. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, Second Session (February 3, 1994).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.
Each day 13 children are murdered, killed by accident, or take their own lives with guns and at least 30 more are wounded each day. This hearing was held to hear the voices of children on the issue of guns to assist in the creation of a crime bill. Opening statements were made by the following U.S. Representatives (in order): Charles E. Schumer, F. James Sensenbrenner, Jr., John Conyers, Jr., Lamar S. Smith; Dan Glickman, Steven Schiff, George W. Gekas, and Craig A. Washington. Witnesses were: Alicia Brown; Margaret Childers; Tiffany Cruz; Marian Wright Edelman, Children's Defense Fund; Rushon Harrison; Zoe Johnstone; Ruth Leeds; Monique Malloy; Fernando Mateo, Jr.; Megan McGillicuddy; Deseree Troy; and Janea Wells.
Descriptors: Adolescents, Children, Crime Prevention, Criminal Law, Delinquency, Federal Legislation, Gun Control, Guns, Hearings, Homicide, Policy Formation, Self Injurious Behavior, Victims of Crime, Violence, Youth Problems
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on the Judiciary.