TITLE

I'VE OWNED SIX GUNS I'VE DRAWN THEM ON BAD GUYS I WANT TO BE UNDERSTOOD

AUTHOR(S)
Kirn, Walter
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
New Republic;2/11/2013, Vol. 244 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the article, the author, who has owned and handled guns, offers his views on gun control legislation in the U.S. as of February 2013. He discusses covering the 2012 Aurora, Colorado mass shooting as a journalist, how the 2012 Sandy Hook elementary school shooting increased the debate over appropriate firearm legislation, and what it feels like, physically, to shoot a gun. Wayne LaPierre, the head of the pro-gun group National Rifle Association (NRA), the military command USNORTHCOM (Northern Command), and the ease with which one can obtain firearms in the U.S. are also mentioned.
ACCESSION #
85150628

 

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