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Shot Full of Holes

Deconstructing John Ashcroft's Second Amendment

Table of Contents


Ashcroft Deconstructed


Appendix A: Letter from Attorney General Ashcroft to James Jay Baker, dated May 17, 2001

Appendix B: Text of Solicitor General Waxman's letter, dated August 22, 2000

This is the full text of the July 2001 Violence Policy Center study Shot Full of Holes: Deconstructing John Ashcroft's Second Amendment. For information on how to order a hard copy of this study, please return to the publications page.

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The Violence Policy Center is a national non-profit educational foundation that conducts research on violence in America and works to develop violence-reduction policies and proposals. The Center examines the role of firearms in America, conducts research on firearms violence, and explores new ways to decrease firearm-related death and injury.