The Brady Handgun Bill

June 1991
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.


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