Gun-Free School Zone Act Case Study

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In no way are the rules set by our government vague enough to let Hosni Nassef’s actions be considered to be okay and permissible. There would be no argument at all had the federal government been allowed to protect its people as it sees fit. The Gun-Free School Zone Act of 1990, which made it illegal for an individual to possess a firearm in a school zone, was established by our government to protect children from gun violence, which made perfect sense. In 1995, the Act was invalidated by the Supreme Court Case during the case of “United States v. Lopez”. Essentially, what happened was Alfonso Lopez, Jr., a twelfth grade student of Edison High School of San Antonio, Texas, brought a .38 caliber revolver into school, claiming he was delivering
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