TITLE

The Widows and the Wounded

AUTHOR(S)
Quindlen, Anna
PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
Newsweek;11/1/1999, Vol. 134 Issue 18, p98
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on gun control in the United States. American support for government efforts to make guns less dangerous and less available to dangerous persons; National Rifle Association (NRA) opposition to gun control; Suggestion that it will take more tragedy before the majority of Americans are in a position that is more powerful than that of the NRA.
ACCESSION #
2411148

 

Related Articles

  • High Caliber Advocacy. Miller, John J. // National Review;2/14/2005, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p42 

    Focuses on the political influence of the National Rifle Association (NRA) in the U.S. Campaigning against Democratic candidate John Kerry by the NRA in the 2004 Presidential election; Impact of the NRA's campaign on the defeat of Kerry; Details of gun-related legislation introduced by President...

  • Don't blame the NRA, blame the 'swing' voters. Richie, Rob; Hill, Steven // Christian Science Monitor;6/28/99, Vol. 91 Issue 148, p9 

    Focuses on the veto of gun-control legislation in the United States House of Representatives in June 1999. Disconnection between popular opinion and public policy; Influence of the National Rifle Association (NRA) on swing voters; The NRA's control of US legislatures; The realities of...

  • STAND OUR GROUND. COPE, BILL // Boise Weekly;3/13/2013, Vol. 21 Issue 38, p6 

    In this article, the author discusses the challenges associated with ineffective measures of Idaho government for gun control and mentions about several celebrities of the U.S. who endorsed for gun control in the country. According to the author, Idahoans should consider that various people have...

  • Intergenerational Work. Lynch, Michael W. // Reason;Nov98, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p18 

    Presents information on issues related to the government of the United States. Details on a Save Social Security rally sponsored by the National Council for Senior Citizens; Management of the National Rifle Association's firing range; Public opinion on the sexual relationship between President...

  • `I Think the Real Target Is the Second Amendment' Meacham, Jon; Fineman, Howard; Bai, Matt // Newsweek;8/23/1999, Vol. 134 Issue 8, p30 

    Interviews Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), in the wake of August 1999 shooting attacks in Los Angeles, California. LaPierre's defense of NRA positions on gun ownership and criticism of United States failure to enforce existing gun laws;...

  • Taking On The N.R.A.  // New Yorker;10/19/2015, Vol. 91 Issue 32, p29 

    The article discusses the influence of the National Rifle Association (N.R.A.) on U.S. gun policy and elections. Emphasis is given to the political engagement of N.R.A. members, the individual right to own a gun, the state of the gun-control movement since the Newtown, Connecticut massacre, and...

  • 'I Think the Real Target Is the Second Amendment.'  // Newsweek (Pacific Edition);08/23/99 (Pacific Edition), Vol. 134 Issue 8, p20 

    Interviews Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), in the wake of August 1999 shooting attacks in Los Angeles, California. LaPierre's defense of NRA positions on gun ownership and criticism of United States failure to enforce existing gun laws;...

  • 'I Think the Real Target Is the Second Amendment.'  // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);08/23/99 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 134 Issue 8, p18 

    Interviews Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of the National Rifle Association (NRA), in the wake of August 1999 shooting attacks in Los Angeles, California. LaPierre's defense of NRA positions on gun ownership and criticism of United States failure to enforce existing gun laws;...

  • U.S. military rifle sale reveals NRA influence.  // National Catholic Reporter;5/17/96, Vol. 32 Issue 29, p28 

    Editorial. Comments on the National Rifle Association's (NRA) successful attempt to get the United States government to subsidize an annual target tournament it formerly cosponsored with the US Army in Camp Perry, Ohio. Efficiency and cunning of the NRA's lobbyists in promoting the...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics