Availability of guns reason for homicides and violent death

Taylor, Humphrey
December 1994
Indianapolis Business Journal;12/26/94 - 1/1/95, Vol. 15 Issue 39, p7B
Comments on the impact of the availability of guns. Results of the Harris Poll survey on the high level of violent deaths in the United States; Methodology of the Harris Poll; Conformation to the principles of disclosure of the National Council in Public Polls.


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