TITLE

Killer profits from deadly bullets

AUTHOR(S)
Boroughs, Don L.
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/17/94, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how the ammunition industry, which sells nearly a half-billion dollars' worth of cartridges and shells a year, is under scrutiny. Controversy over Winchester's Black Talon cartridge which was advertised as a `deep penetrator'; Plentiful supply of ammunition for criminals; Lack of licensing and record keeping for ammunition sellers; Efforts of Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan of New York to tax ammunition manufacturers.
ACCESSION #
9401117637

 

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