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- Brandished like trophies and easy to get. Sillars, Les // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;3/28/94, Vol. 21 Issue 15, p24
Examines the increase in incidents of gunplay in Alberta. Incident at the Factory Outlet in Calgary, where a 17-year-old fired four shots through a door, wounding two; Criminals increasingly firing weapons with little or no provocation; Skyrocketing number of firearm offenses in Calgary; Where...
- Guns for the home. Yates, B. // American Spectator;Apr92, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p53
Argues for rational talk about normal people defending themselves with firearms. The inability to dial 911 while being mugged; The instinct for self-preservation; Various types of firearms available; Examining the alternatives.
- Armed--not dangerous. Murdoch, G. // Consumers' Research Magazine;Mar1992, Vol. 75 Issue 3, p2
Gives information about gun training. Most instructors cover the basics of how guns and ammunition work, and how to clean, store, and use a gun safely, in two lessons for about $50. Where to get instruction.
- Slender shotgun. // FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin;Feb95, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p15
Features a concealable firearm surrendered to the officers of the Duluth, Minnesota, Police Department. Craftsmanship of the manufacturer; Specifications.
- Dayton SCLC holds gun buyback campaign. // Jet;6/14/93, Vol. 84 Issue 7, p34
Highlights a Gun Buyback campaign sponsored by the Dayton chapter of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC). Comments by National SCLC President Dr. Joseph Lowery on the campaign; Additional amount of money the campaign would like to raise; Success of the first Gun Buyback program...
- Goods for guns. // New Internationalist;May97, Issue 290, p4
Focuses on Goods for Guns Foundation based in New York which persuades people to exchange firearms for store coupons to buy consumer goods. Application of the program in El Salvador; Handing in of various ammunitions.
- New guns for 1987. Carmichel, J. // Outdoor Life;Jul87, Vol. 180 Issue 1, p80
Entirely new guns embodying new design principles plus endless model variations make this year's offerings a delight for riflemen, shot gunners, and handgun enthusiasts. A look at some of the new designs.
- Birth of the .270. Carmichel, J. // Outdoor Life;Mar89, Vol. 183 Issue 3, p56
Questions how the .270 Winchester, one of the world's most popular hunting cartridges, has achieved such preeminence among hunters and whether its popularity is justly earned.
- The .280 vs. the .270. Carmichel, J. // Outdoor Life;Apr89, Vol. 183 Issue 4, p22
Discusses how the .280 Remington sporting cartridge was a failure when it was first introduced, but now it is gaining on the great .270 Winchester cartridge.