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Broken Promises

The Failure of the Trigger Lock "Deal" Between the Gun Industry and the White House

Table of Contents

The Agreement: A Rose Garden Unveiling

The Aftermath: Legislation Stymied

The Assessment: A Failed Deal

The Analysis: The Deal's Fatal Flaws

The Alternative: Real Progress Toward Reducing Gun Death and Injury

Appendix A: ASSC Advertisement, Roll Call, October 13, 1997

Appendix B: Telephone Survey of Retail Gun Dealers

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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.

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