House passes minimum gun-crime sentences
- More Laws, or Just More Enforcement? Elvin, John // Insight on the News;07/19/99, Vol. 15 Issue 26, p32
Lists several existing firearm laws in the United States. Punishment on the use of a firearm in a violent or drug-trafficking crime; Policy on ownership; Sale of a firearm.
- Gun controllers have only begun to disarm. Feder, Don // Human Events;9/23/94, Vol. 50 Issue 36, p15
Reports on the approval of President Bill Clinton's crime bill on August 25, 1994. Ban on types of so-called assault weapons; Criteria for evaluation of gun control proposal; Involvement of assault weapons in crimes; Passage of Brady bill on gun control; Senator Dianne Feinstein's support of...
- 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.
- 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.
- Gun shy. Sullum, Jacob // Reason;Apr98, Vol. 29 Issue 11, p20
Presents a study regarding the benefits of adopting a law to permit carrying concealed firearm. Estimated reduction of crime rates; Crime rates increase in counties that do not recognize a right to carry a weapon; Conclusion.
- Next Steps to Curb Crime. // Saturday Evening Post;10/21/1933, Vol. 206 Issue 17, p22
Discusses the measures taken by the U.S. Department of Justice to eradicate crime. Restriction imposed on the possession of firearms; Proposal for legislation providing for universal finger-printing and registration of inhabitants; Improvement of the police and judicial systems.
- A new attack on crime. Gest, Ted // U.S. News & World Report;10/18/93, Vol. 115 Issue 15, p49
Discusses the desire by the United States government to get tougher on crime. Crime bill being considered by the House Judiciary Committee; States where the political debate has grown fierce over guns and prison time; Data showing the odds that felons will be incarcerated; Compromise likely on...
- The guns of August. Weisberg, Jacob // New York;9/12/94, Vol. 27 Issue 36, p30
Reports on Congressman Charles Schumer's role in the passage of the crime bill. Dropping of the assault-weapons ban; Schumer's enemies in the National Rifle Association (NRA); Efforts to win over Republicans; Advantages for Democrats of the bill's passage.
- The Brady Handgun Bill. // ABA Journal;Jun91, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p105
Reports on developments relevant to the passage of an American Bar Association-supported federal gun control law. Restrictions on the availability of handguns to prevent crimes; Existing laws on handgun ownership; Inclusions of the proposed law; Implications on firearms laws and legislation.