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gun

noun armament, arms, carbine, firearm, lethal inntrument, munition, piece, pistol, repeater, revolver, rifle, shotgun, tormentum, weapon
Associated concepts: concealed weapon, deadly weapon
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I think it's shocking that [nearly] eight young people die every day in this country by guns, and that as a country we allow that to continue," Vice says.
Daley, will continue to hold the people who make the guns accountable for what happens after they are sold.
Any significant decline in the incidence of these injuries may come about only after legislatures enact restrictions comparable to those that apply to standard firearms and after both parents and children become adequately educated on the potential dangers of BB and pellet guns.
Believe it or not, these were stunning discoveries, and they demonstrably proved that, despite decades of NRA propaganda, gun stores do play a major role in supplying criminals with guns.
While stringent legal guidelines comprise the prosecutive backbone of such programs, the deterrence of future gun crime stands as the primary aim.
As a result, some still choose weapons but ones that are very different from the swords and guns of male heroes.
To help students understand the politics of gun control, and why recent school shootings haven't provoked the same demand for stiffer antigun laws that Columbine provoked.
2) Along with its educational programs, the trade group distributed 400,000 cable gun locks through more than 600 law enforcement agencies.
Says McCullough, "We have had several tests run whereby a user or material supplier took a mold, covered half of it, and sprayed the other half with a hot-pot or premix batch, then set the gun up for exactly the same catalyzation rate, and sprayed the other half of the mold.
Flexibility which allows one gun to be used for multiple applications and with a wide range of coating viscosities and solids content.
Not an auspicious start for the gun grabbers at this conference, the five-year follow-up to the initial 2001 conference that envisioned eventual abolition of the right to keep and bear arms.
Americans broadly support three proposals for new laws that would make it harder for guns to get into the wrong people's hands, or that would allow law enforcement to track gun possession.