Central Arguments

The Purpose of Firearms Legislation

Conventional Methods of Control, and Their Inter-Relationship

Banning High-Risk Firearms

Reducing Availability to High-Risk Users

Banning or Restricting High-Risk Uses

Promoting Acceptance of Responsibility for Ownership and Use of Firearms

The Arguments Against Further Controls—"The Gun Debate"

The "Link" and "Effectiveness" Arguments

Northwestern University Symposium

Policy, Legislation, and Suicide by Firearms

The Harding Study (Australia)

Linking Gun Ownership Levels and Deaths by Gunshot Levels

The "Self-Defence" Argument

Summing Up On the Three Basic Issues

Recent Movements in Overseas Opinion

United Nations


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