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- And don't forget your gun. Raunch, Jonathan // National Journal;3/20/99, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p731
Discusses the results of experiments conducted to determine the issuance of permit to carry concealed weapons to the rate of criminality in the United States. Statistics on carrying permits issued across the country; Assessment of impact of the `shall issue' laws on carrying weapons on...
- Should Congress Enact Administration Proposals For Increased Federal Controls Over Firearms? CON. Sikes, Robert L.F. // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep67, Vol. 46 Issue 8/9, p217
Presents the remarks of the U.S. Representative of Florida, addressed to the U.S. House of Representatives on May 25, 1967. Debate over the proposed firearms control in the country; Crime rate in the District of Columbia; Sources of guns in crime.
- Should Congress Enact Administration Proposals For Increased Federal Controls Over Firearms? CON. Casey, Robert R. // Congressional Digest;Aug/Sep67, Vol. 46 Issue 8/9, p219
Presents the remarks of the U.S. Representative of Texas, which was addressed to the U.S. House of Representatives on March 20, 1967. Proposed firearms control in the country; Use of firearms to commit major crimes of violence.
- Concealed weapons reduce crime. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;4/10/95, Vol. 22 Issue 17, p27
Highlights an article by Samuel Francis about states that have passed laws that allow almost any gun owner to apply for a permit to carry a concealed weapon. Statistics about the reduction of handgun-related crimes in Florida.
- More gun control initiatives make us feel safe: But do they help? Williams // New York Amsterdam News;11/11/99, Vol. 90 Issue 46, p8
Speculates on the effectiveness of gun-control legislation to curb the rising violence in the United States. Several cases of workplace shooting; Gun-control law's creation of a sense of false empowerment; Call for the President Bill Clinton Administration to enforce stricter standards of...
- No Guns Allowed. Egan, Timothy // New York Times Upfront;3/25/2002, Vol. 134 Issue 12, p7
Reports the decision of the University of Utah to remove gun bans for students licensed to carry concealed weapon. Reason for the decision; Response of the Utah Attorney General on the move; Rank of Utah among the state with the lowest crime rate.
- A reluctance to enforce the law. Demers, Jim // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;9/20/93, Vol. 20 Issue 40, p28
Cites figures from National Firearms Association President Dave Tomlinson which show that violent crime is rising at a faster rate in Canada than it is in the United States. Tomlinson contends the Criminal Code supplies a weapon that could be used to curb the violence trend, but isn't. What...
- The right-to-carry trend. Beard, Michael K.; Hammer, Marion P. // Campaigns & Elections (1996);Aug96, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p55
Presents two opposing views regarding firearms control. Legislation which preys upon people's fear of violence; Need to protect citizens and their families; Data on victims of violent crimes.
- Gun control laws can reduce crime. Weil, Douglas // World & I;Feb97, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p300
Suggests that crime reduction strategies can flourish with gun control laws. Misconceptions of gun ownership's link in crime reduction; Recommendation of stressing measures to curb illegal firearms trafficking; Contention on the gun industry's claims that gun ownership begets social peace.