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United States

1 May 2005

Reason magazine (USA)

[Continued from Part 1 of 2] No Room for Compromise Don B. Kates Abigail Kohn's analysis is acute. Her suggestions are equally so-in the abstract. But are they practicable? Once upon a time, compromise was practicable. In the 1920s the National Rifle Association headed off a nationwide campaign to ban handguns by proposing a set of moderate restrictions, including bans on gun possession by convicted felons and the insane. These rules were adopted in almost all states... (

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