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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This colorful contribution to the lexicon of gun politics comes courtesy of Jim Zumbo, who until a couple of weeks ago was one of the most respected outdoor writers and big game hunting advocates in the nation.
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.
Any incident of mass shootings necessarily takes on a political dimension given the contentiousness of gun politics in the U.