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Gun Control

You are not to reference the Constitution

by Vin Suprynowicz

June 23, 2002

Protesting a Denver ordinance against bearing arms, business owner and Libertarian U.S. Senate candidate Rick Stanley late last year strapped on a hip holster bearing a .380 Beretta (fellow protester Duncan Philp chose a shoulder rig) during a Dec. 15 rally celebrating the 210th anniversary of the Bill of Rights.

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Impact of Gun Control Laws Questioned

By KRISTEN WYATT

Associated Press Writer
October 3, 2003 

ATLANTA -- A sweeping federal review of the nation's gun control laws -- including mandatory waiting periods and bans on certain weapons -- found no proof such measures reduce firearm violence. 

The review, released Thursday, was conducted by a task force of scientists appointed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

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Gun bans don't work

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a study last week that states there is no evidence to prove gun-control laws are effective in preventing violence. No kidding. There always has been substance to the cliche that guns don't kill people, people do. Correlative to that rule is that the criminals who use guns to kill usually possess their weapons illegally. These serial lawbreakers are not deterred by statutes prohibiting or regulating gun ownership.

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House Adopts Measure Banning Anti-Gun Lawsuits

By Robert B. Bluey
CNSNews.com Staff Writer
April 10, 2003

(CNSNews.com) - The U.S. House of Representatives adopted legislation Wednesday that would put a stop to the growing number of lawsuits targeting the firearms industry for misuse of its products.

The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act breezed to passage by a 285-140 vote. The bill, which had the support of 63 Democrats, met little opposition in the House but faces a tougher road in the Senate.

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An Arms Alphabet

 

An Arms Alphabet
by
Nathan Barton

    A is for Armed: An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject.

    B is for Bear: The right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. (What part of "shall not be infringed" do you not understand?)

    C is for Cop: A gun in the hand is better than a cop on the phone.

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Gun registration in Wilmington proposed

By ADAM TAYLOR
Staff reporter
11/08/2002

Anyone with a new gun in Wilmington would have to register the weapon with the police department under a proposal introduced Thursday by a city councilman.

Councilman Norman M. Oliver said he sponsored the ordinance after reading a recent Metropolitan Wilmington Urban League study of the 182 shootings in the city from January 1999 to April 2002. No conclusions were drawn in the study, but Oliver said it made him think police need a better way to track firearms.

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Gun Control’s Twisted Outcome

November 2002

Restricting firearms has helped make England more crime-ridden than the U.S.

By Joyce Lee Malcolm

On a June evening two years ago, Dan Rather made many stiff British upper lips quiver by reporting that England had a crime problem and that, apart from murder, "theirs is worse than ours." The response was swift and sharp. "Have a Nice Daydream," The Mirror, a London daily, shot back, reporting: "Britain reacted with fury and disbelief last night to claims b

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Pro-Gun Group Wants To Arm Parents and Teachers

By Michael L. Betsch
CNSNews.com Staff Writer
October 10, 2002

(CNSNews.com) - A Second Amendment group says the shooting of a 13-year-old boy outside a Maryland middle school on Monday bolsters its argument for allowing parents and teachers to carry guns on school grounds - specifically, in the parking lot outside.

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Despite sniper, gun control off political radar

Wednesday, October 9, 2002

A serial sniper's mark in Silver Spring, Maryland

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Despite frightening sniper attacks just a few miles from the U.S. Capitol, the once hot issue of national gun control appears to be dead and buried just a few weeks before hotly contested congressional elections.

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