TITLE

Missouri showdown

AUTHOR(S)
Cannon, Angie
PUB. DATE
April 1999
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;04/19/99, Vol. 126 Issue 15, p48
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how Missouri has become the first state in the nation to defeat an initiative that would have permitted residents to carry hidden weapons if they passed background checks and completed 12-hour training courses. How the vote was a major setback for the National Rifle Association; How neither gun control advocates nor the NRA saw the outcome in the same way; Comments by James Baker, the NRA's chief lobbyist.
ACCESSION #
1721014

 

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