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- 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.
- 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.
- Cities Combat Violent Crime. Lehrer, Eli // Insight on the News;07/19/99, Vol. 15 Issue 26, p14
Offers information on the efforts of some cities in the United States to reduce crime rate and the use of guns. Overview of the situation of violence in North Carolina; Information on the Boston-model program; How New York, New York was able to get guns out of the hands of criminals.
- GUN BANS DON'T CUT CRIME. Lott Jr., John // American Enterprise;Oct/Nov2002, Vol. 13 Issue 7, p10
Argues against the ability of gun bans to reduce crime. Number of incidents in which gun are used defensively each year in the U.S.; Evidence of the inability of gun laws to reduce crime in Europe.
- Backtalk from "Strength in numbers," Feb. 21. // Missoula Independent;2/28/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p4
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to the article "Strength in Numbers" by Alex Sakariassen in the February 21, 2013 issue.
- The one thing that 'gun control' laws don't do is control guns. Sowell, Thomas // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;08/16/99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p22
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.