TITLE

The one thing that 'gun control' laws don't do is control guns

AUTHOR(S)
Sowell, Thomas
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Enterprise/Salt Lake City;08/16/99, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
2209828

 

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