Multiple Streams and Advocacy Coalition Approach: The Assault Weapons Ban Reauthorization. Introduction.
In the problem stream are the crises that result from violent, high profile gun-related crimes in a society:
Current fight against terrorism also provides motivation to some for the renewal the ban.
Several advocacy groups are working towards the passage of an AWB reauthorization. They argue that more firearm restrictions are necessary to keep guns out of the hands of criminals and juveniles.
Most major level groups employ lobbyists to influence Capitol Hill, but often lacking in monetary resources.