TITLE

Why We Still Have a Long Way to Go

AUTHOR(S)
Maple, Jack
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Newsweek;8/30/1999, Vol. 134 Issue 9, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on gun crimes in the United States, as of summer 1999. Public reaction to 1999 crime rates as compared to those of 1990; Comparison of violent crime rates to those of 1961; Impact of automatic and semiautomatic weapons; Advantages of limiting the power of guns produced; Steps that can be taken to combat gun crimes, including firearm identification and purchase controls.
ACCESSION #
2179778

 

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