The politics of bloodshed

Collins, Jerry
April 1996
Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;4/22/96, Vol. 23 Issue 19, p24
Considers the debate in Canada concerning gun control, in the wake of a 1996 mass murder in Vernon, British Columbia. Mark Vijay Chahal's murder of his estranged wife and members of her family; Politicians' use of the incident to bolster their case against private gun ownership; Gun owners' belief that these charges are hypocritical.


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