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Gun Policy News, 21 June 1999

United States

21 June 1999

Wall Street Journal

Everyone from President Clinton to the hosts of the Today Show attributes the recent wave of school violence to the greater accessibility of guns. Gun-control groups claim that today "guns are less regulated than toasters or teddy-bears." Proposed solutions range from banning those under 21 from owning guns to imprisoning adults whose guns are misused by minors. Today the House will consider yet another measure, this one requiring a waiting period and back- ground check... (

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