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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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It's time for Shannon Watts to publicly admit that the gun control agenda her organization and other gun prohibition groups have tried to impose on America has been an abject failure," Gottlieb stated.
were to be overruled by the same court, the political obstacles in the path of meaningful gun control are formidable.
7-11, after a mass shooting at an Oregon community college, finds that Americans are roughly twice as likely as they were just after Columbine to say their views on gun control are non-negotiable in how they vote.
This could hit a tipping point where this does become a political issue that will hurt some of the people that voted against gun control," Canon said.
Even today, gun control has a disproportionate impact on poor people and minorities.
To be fair, Outgunned bills itself as an "insider account of the battle over gun control.
Whether gun control is ultimately legitimate depends on the evidence about the risks of owning guns relative to any benefits.
Virtually all of these biased stories might as well be paid political advertisements for gun control organizations.
This press release contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, regarding expected deliveries under new contracts, future orders under the MK119 gun control system totaling $2,000,000 over a five-year period, forecasted demand for its oil and gas exploration power supply having repeat orders through the year 2010, Behlman's installed base of existing programs leading to large recurring orders and continuing over the next several years, new business opportunities leading to future revenue and the Company continuing to record revenue and profitability growth in 2006 and beyond.
That's not to say that everyone who supports gun control is driven by the same ideology, or that there are no honest, passionate, idealistic, true believers among the ranks of gun control advocates.
Saturday Night Live" took on gun control in a brilliant cold opening this weekend.
11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- One Million Moms for Gun Control announced today a week-long campaign to mobilize moms across the country to demand action from their Congressional representatives on new and stronger common-sense gun laws.