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Gun Policy News, 12 June 1999

United States

12 June 1999

New York Times

WASHINGTON — After years of drift and disarray, the National Rifle Association finds itself right where many of its leaders want it to be: under attack. The organization has found new life, members and money through mass mailings that portray gun owners and sportsmen as being under siege. Two weeks after the last funeral for a victim in the high school shootings at Littleton, Colo., the N.R.A. sent letters to its 2.6 million members, warning that President Clinton... (

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United States

12 June 1999

Los Angeles Times

WASHINGTON — The contours of a freewheeling House debate on gun laws began to emerge Friday as Republicans and Democrats offered more than 150 proposals for new firearms restrictions and other measures aimed at curbing youth violence. The flood of proposed amendments to a juvenile crime bill reflects the keen awareness of House members that the public is watching their response to the recent spate of school shootings. It also speaks to uncertainty about the gun... (

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