When State and Local Policy Clash: The Great Gun Debate in Virginia
Kremer, K. D. (2021). When state and local policy clash: The great gun debate in Virginia. In Dissertation Abstracts International Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences, 82(8–A).
This article is important as it talks about the gun legislation at the state level and how it clashes between state and local initiatives of addressing gun violence. The example of Virginia in 2019 and 2020 is used when the state government enforced stricter firearm laws while local jurisdictions responded with a 2nd Amendment sanctuary solution. The researcher documented the perception of the public on gun policy.