The Right to Bear Arms?
- Gun controllers have only begun to disarm. Feder, Don // Human Events;9/23/94, Vol. 50 Issue 36, p15
Reports on the approval of President Bill Clinton's crime bill on August 25, 1994. Ban on types of so-called assault weapons; Criteria for evaluation of gun control proposal; Involvement of assault weapons in crimes; Passage of Brady bill on gun control; Senator Dianne Feinstein's support of...
- Gun control laws can reduce crime. Weil, Douglas // World & I;Feb97, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p300
Suggests that crime reduction strategies can flourish with gun control laws. Misconceptions of gun ownership's link in crime reduction; Recommendation of stressing measures to curb illegal firearms trafficking; Contention on the gun industry's claims that gun ownership begets social peace.
- House passes minimum gun-crime sentences. // Human Events;03/13/98, Vol. 54 Issue 10, p22
Reports the approval to suspend the rules and pass the bill HR 424 that would impose mandatory minimum sentences for possession of gun while committing a violent federal crime. Purpose of the bill; Punishment in the case of a second conviction for possession of gun; Complains of Democrats on...
- More Laws, or Just More Enforcement? Elvin, John // Insight on the News;07/19/99, Vol. 15 Issue 26, p32
Lists several existing firearm laws in the United States. Punishment on the use of a firearm in a violent or drug-trafficking crime; Policy on ownership; Sale of a firearm.
- Violent Nation. Sharpe, Mike // Challenge (05775132);Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 54 Issue 2, p122
The article offers the author's insights on the gun and military culture in the U.S. He tackles various significant factors such as the mass shooting in Tucson, Arizona and rampant gun murders and suicides which describe the nature of gun and military culture of the nation. He stresses the...
- Should Congress renew the ban on assault weapons? NO. Craig, Larry // New York Times Upfront;2/2/2004, Vol. 136 Issue 8, p20
Opposes the renewal of the 1994 ban on assault weapons by the U.S. Congress. Question that the Congress need to decide about renewing the assault-weapons ban; Reasons for the failure of the ban to prevent crime; Other effects of the ban.
- STREET TALK. // Missoula Independent;11/8/2012, Vol. 23 Issue 45, p4
The article presents the views of readers on whether they own firearms, and the need for stricter gun control laws in Montana including one saying that guns for hunting should be allowed, and another suggesting stricter rules for assault rifles, and one stressing the need for some regulation.
- The one thing that 'gun control' laws don't do is control guns. Sowell, Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;08/16/99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p22
Opposes gun control laws in the United States because of their failure to control guns and prevent crime. Provision of assurance to violent criminals that their potential victims would not be able to defend themselves; Questions on the motives of gun-control advocates.
- Gun shy. Sullum, Jacob // Reason;Apr98, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p20
Presents a study regarding the benefits of adopting a law to permit carrying concealed firearm. Estimated reduction of crime rates; Crime rates increase in counties that do not recognize a right to carry a weapon; Conclusion.