TITLE

The one thing that 'gun control' laws don't do is control guns

AUTHOR(S)
Sowell, Thomas
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;08/16/99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
2209828

 

Related Articles

  • The Changing Gun Debate. Bloomberg, Michael // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);4/30/2007 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 149 Issue 18, p31 

    An editorial by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is presented which focuses on gun crime in the United States. Bloomberg discusses how his gun control policies have cut down on murders. He talks about background checks being conducted on those purchasing guns. He also mentions the use of...

  • Made-in-Ottawa criminals.  // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;4/17/95, Vol. 22 Issue 18, p37 

    Comments on Bill C-68, Canadian Justice Minister Allan Rock's anti-gun law. Penalties for failure to register a firearm, or for storing it improperly; Other details.

  • New law aims to stem sale of illegal weapons. Figueroa, Hector Berrios // Caribbean Business;11/9/2000, Vol. 28 Issue 44, p35 

    Reports on Puerto Rico's gun law aiming to stem the illegal sale of weapons. Regulations pertaining to the acquisition, registration and use of firearms.

  • Uncertainty over checking gun buyers. Richey, Warren // Christian Science Monitor;7/14/97, Vol. 89 Issue 159, p4 

    Discusses the impact on gun control from the US Supreme Court's ruling that the mandatory criminal background check portion of the Brady handgun-control law exceeded the authority of Congress. The rexamination of the underlying legality of criminal background checks; Possible impact that the...

  • Money for guns: Evaluation of the Seattle gun buy-back program. Callahan, Charles M.; Rivara, Frederick P. // Public Health Reports;Jul/Aug94, Vol. 109 Issue 4, p472 

    Evaluates a gun buy-back program in Seattle, Washington. Statistics on the types of firearms relinquished; Firearm-related crimes, injuries, and deaths; Mean number of firearm events per month before and after the Seattle gun buy-back program.

  • Hold your fire. Kopel, David B. // Policy Review;Winter93, Issue 63, p58 

    Focuses on the debate over gun control aimed at fighting crime and violence in the United States. Argument by critics of gun control that it violates the right to keep and bear arms guaranteed by the Second Amendment of the US Constitution; Role of former President Jimmy Carter in changing the...

  • Gun control flops as crime deterrent. Caldwell, Robert J. // Human Events;1/28/94, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p17 

    Discusses the ineffectivity of gun control as a deterrent to violent crimes. Emergence of stricter gun controls as part of the national strategy to attack violent crime; Brady bill's requirement of five working days for handgun purchases; Increase in California's homicide rate after extension...

  • DC police launch efforts to curb violence. Miller // PA Times;Oct99, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p1 

    Reports that the Washington D.C. police has launched a gun amnesty program in an effort to prevent crime. Price for every gun turned in; Estimated number of guns which could be collected; Disposal of the guns after the amnesty. INSETS: Statistics.;Comments from ASPA's section on criminal...

  • Sweeping powers. Sullum, Jacob // Reason;Jun94, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p6 

    Editorial. Argues that giving up freedom to fight crime will not make America safer. Proposal offered by `Los Angeles Times' writer Karen Grigsby to rid California of guns as a means of reducing crime; Criminality in Chicago's Robert Taylor Homes; Constitutionality of Operation Clean Sweep...

  • Gun buyback program launched in Trenton. TOWNES, GLENN // New York Amsterdam News;1/24/2013, Vol. 104 Issue 4, p4 

    The article reports on the launch of a gun buyback program by the officials in Trenton, New Jersey in an effort to reel in the out-of-control crime rate in the state.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics