Gun Control Proposals

John Lott, author of the book, More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws, talked about the Obama… read more

John Lott, author of the book, More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws, talked about the Obama administration’s release of initiatives to reduce gun violence. Topics included the 1994-2004 assault weapons ban, differences between automatic and semi-automatic firearms, and background checks for firearm purchases. Mr. Lott argued that the 1994-2004 assault weapons ban had no effect on violence in the U.S. because it banned firearms based on aesthetic instead of functional characteristics. close

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Gun Control Proposals

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Jan 19, 2013

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  • Jan 19, 2013 | 8:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Jan 19, 2013 | 8:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 19, 2013 | 5:47pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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