A battle for the souls of crime fighters

Gest, Ted
December 1993
U.S. News & World Report;12/27/93-1/3/94, Vol. 115 Issue 25, p82
Discusses how the visions of crime fighting held by Attorney General Janet Reno and National Rifle Association chief executive Wayne LaPierre stand in sharp conflict. Reno's belief that the best way to stop violence is to improve the lives of youths, starting in infancy; LaPierre's belief that the lengthening of prison terms and other options must take top priority; How clash reflects a decades-old debate between prevention and punishment; More.


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