TITLE

Maryland, Massachusetts enact tough gun measures

PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Nation's Health;May2000, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the move of Massachusetts and Maryland states to enact gun control bills. Highlights on the bills; Appeal of the two states to the United States Congress to enact similar bill; Presence of President Bill Clinton in the signing of the bill in Maryland.
ACCESSION #
3105261

 

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