In Texas, parishioners tote Bibles...and guns
- Gun-Buyback Programs Miss Their Mark. Elvin, John // Insight on the News;11/27/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 44, p34
Reveals that the United States government's gun-buyback programs have strong emotional appeal but little practical value, according to studies cited by the `Boston Globe.' Weapons retrieved in buyback programs in several Massachusetts cities; View of criminologist Lawrence Sherman on the program.
- Crime-wary Russians get their guns. Ford, Peter // Christian Science Monitor;8/1/97, Vol. 89 Issue 173, p1
Focuses on gun control in Russia in 1997. Legislation which allows rifles for self-defense; The belief that crime is no longer under control; The inability of the state to protect its people; Debate in the Russian parliament about stricter gun controls; The belief by opponents that allowing...
- `Theory' triggers trouble. // Business Insurance;6/27/94, Vol. 28 Issue 26, p8
Opinion. Comments on the legal theories that hold assault weapon makers and distributors liable for injuries and deaths caused by misuse of firearms in the United States. Impact on gun-related legislations.
- To Save the Next Kayla. // New York Times Upfront;04/10/2000, Vol. 132 Issue 16, p29
Focuses on the issue of the need for the passage of new gun laws in the United States. Criminals' purchase of firearms at gunshows; Need for the development of smart guns; Role of parental neglect in shooting incidents involving children.
- A tale of two cities -- and the difference guns make. Safran, Claire // Good Housekeeping;Nov93, Vol. 217 Issue 5, p134
Compares and contrasts gun control in the cities of Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, Canada. Federal Bureau of Investigation's statistics on gunshots as cause of death; Cases of death due to guns; Profiles population of cities; Violence rates; Argument of the National Rifle Association. ...
- Big brother goes on-line. Sheremata, Davis // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;07/21/97, Vol. 24 Issue 32, p30
Examines Bill C-68, the Firearms Act passed in Canada in 1995. Plans by Justice Canada officials to computerize over 6,000 gun stores and track sales of the country's 21 million firearms; Reasons for turning to electronic processing from Justice spokesman Henry Vanwyk; The swipe card used for...
- The states take the lead on gun control. Lavelle, Marianne // U.S. News & World Report;04/17/2000, Vol. 128 Issue 15, p24
Focuses on gun control in the United States. Massachusetts Attorney General Thomas Reilly's announcement that the state will regulate firearms as consumer products; Massachusetts requirement that guns meet certain tests to stay on the market, including trigger resistance; Maryland's approval...
- The firearms centre pays off. Parker, Shafer // Report / Newsmagazine (Alberta Edition);06/05/2000, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p44
Reports on the Canadian Firearms Centre's (CFC) efforts to stop firearms smuggling in North America, which Liberal Justice Minister Anne McLellan praised to show support for the federal gun control law and registry program. Firearms that were seized in the alleged smuggling, which were Second...
- Taking Their Shot in Vegas. Stevenson, Seth; Gordon, Devin; Stefanakos, Victoria Scanlan; Memran, Michelle // Newsweek;1/17/2000, Vol. 135 Issue 3, p6
Mentions the United States gun industry's annual `Shot Show' in Las Vegas, Nevada. United States presidential adviser Bruce Reed, Housing Secretary Andrew Cuomo, and New York Attorney General Eliot Spitzer to meet with gun executives in Las Vegas to try to avert more lawsuits.