TITLE

More gun control initiatives make us feel safe: But do they help?

AUTHOR(S)
Williams
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
New York Amsterdam News;11/11/99, Vol. 90 Issue 46, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Speculates on the effectiveness of gun-control legislation to curb the rising violence in the United States. Several cases of workplace shooting; Gun-control law's creation of a sense of false empowerment; Call for the President Bill Clinton Administration to enforce stricter standards of existing federal gun laws.
ACCESSION #
2499586

 

Related Articles

  • A reluctance to enforce the law. Demers, Jim // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;9/20/93, Vol. 20 Issue 40, p28 

    Cites figures from National Firearms Association President Dave Tomlinson which show that violent crime is rising at a faster rate in Canada than it is in the United States. Tomlinson contends the Criminal Code supplies a weapon that could be used to curb the violence trend, but isn't. What...

  • Concealed weapons reduce crime.  // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;4/10/95, Vol. 22 Issue 17, p27 

    Highlights an article by Samuel Francis about states that have passed laws that allow almost any gun owner to apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Statistics about the reduction of handgun-related crimes in Florida.

  • The Battle Of Britain. Mcguire, Stryker; Flynn, Emily // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);1/20/2003 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 141 Issue 3, p5 

    Reports on the rise of crime in Great Britain. Reaction of the British government; Increase in the number of gun-related crimes; Comparison of frequency of gun crimes in Great Britain and U.S.

  • One has to wonder why Mr. Rock is on the same side as the criminals. Byfield, Link // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;5/1/95, Vol. 22 Issue 20, p2 

    Presents the author's opinion on Canadian Minister Allan Rock's gun confiscation bill. Bill seeks to have all guns registered; Mass compliance of bill impossible; Why bill gets support from police; How it diverts attention from the crime crisis; Survey on criminals' fear of victims having guns.

  • Child Access Prevention Laws and Firearm-Related Homicides. Fitzgerald, Jay // NBER Digest;Mar2019, p4 

    No abstract available.

  • LAWMAKERS TO CONSIDER MENTAL BACKGROUND-CHECK BILL FOR GUN BUYERS. McCormack, Kelly // Hill;5/15/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 57, p8 

    The article reports on the new legislation that requires every state in the U.S. to provide more comprehensive mental-health records for use in background checks for gun purchases. In the wake of the Virginia Tech massacre, Congress is set to consider legislation that would provide $375 million...

  • The Brady Handgun Bill.  // ABA Journal;Jun91, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p105 

    Reports on developments relevant to the passage of an American Bar Association-supported federal gun control law. Restrictions on the availability of handguns to prevent crimes; Existing laws on handgun ownership; Inclusions of the proposed law; Implications on firearms laws and legislation.

  • Beware the Attack Lawyers. Rabkin, Jeremy // American Spectator;Jun99, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p50 

    Discusses the question of whether or not it is legal that gun violence be blamed on gun makers. Information on different cases involving gun violence; Comments from New York Senator Charles Schumer on court actions regarding gun violence; Arguments on owning a gun.

  • JAMES. Nurses, gun control and why we have a stake: an update. Lloyd, James // Australian Nursing & Midwifery Journal;Jul-Sep2019, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p19 

    The author reflects on the attempt by the Tasmanian Liberal government to soften gun laws, and the lived experience of those at the Royal Hobart Hospital who were affected by the Port Arthur Massacre. He discusses the creation of a House of Assembly committee by Tasmanian Liberal government to...

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