gun control

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gun control

A generic term for the restriction of access to guns as public policy.
 
Proposed strategies for gun control
Stopping dangerous uses; increasing penalties for gun-related crimes; stopping dangerous users; decreasing gun supply.
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So, I was irked by Arthur Winakor who wrote, "I was taken back on your political statement 'The History of Gun Politics,' by Neal Knox in the November '04 issue.
Therefore, I was taken back on your political statement in "The History of Gun Politics," by Neal Knox in the column "Election Series '04," November 04 issue.
When I first became active in gun politics in the mid-1960s, there were plenty on out side who assumed oppressive gun laws were coming one way or another.
The author provides a survey of past attempts at gun legislation, coupled with a guide to the key debates, players, and symbols that have been at the center of gun politics in recent years.