Menino, Thomas M.; Lapierre, Wayne
April 2009
New York Times Upfront;4/6/2009, Vol. 141 Issue 12, p28
The article presents a debate on the issue on whether the U.S. should have tougher gun-control laws. A public official believes that the U.S. should have tougher gun-control laws that are designed to keep firearms out of the hands of the criminal minority without violating the freedoms of the law-abiding majority. Meanwhile, an executive says no to tougher gun-control laws because these laws have never and can never reduce violent crime and that anti-gun laws do not affect criminals, who ignore all laws.


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