The broad spectrum of policies relating to gun control is surveyed in a sadly timely, updated report from the Congressional Research Service, which also provides statistics on the prevalence and use of firearms in the United States. See Gun Control Legislation, November 14, 2012.
Other new and updated CRS reports that Congress has not made available to the public include the following.
Judicial Activity Concerning Enemy Combatant Detainees: Major Court Rulings, December 11, 2012
Women in Combat: Issues for Congress, December 13, 2012
Intelligence Identities Protection Act, December 13, 2012
Outside Employment, “Moonlighting,” by Federal Executive Branch Employees, December 12, 2012
Follow-On Biologics: The Law and Intellectual Property Issues, December 6, 2012
Nuclear Energy: Overview of Congressional Issues, December 11, 2012
Fatherhood Initiatives: Connecting Fathers to Their Children, December 7, 2012
Emergency Assistance for Agricultural Land Rehabilitation, December 11, 2012
Bee Health: The Role of Pesticides, December 11, 2012