TITLE

Shot down?

AUTHOR(S)
Stein, Lisa
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;5/26/2003, Vol. 134 Issue 18, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the ban on military-style semiautomatic assault weapons in the United States. Discussion of why President George W. Bush is not campaigning to retain it; Mention of the segments of society that support and oppose the ban; View that the ban will not be renewed when it expires in 2004; Senators who have introduced legislation to make the ban permanent.
ACCESSION #
9770788

 

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