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Cease Fire: A Comprehensive Strategy to Reduce Firearms Violence

Executive Summary

Table of Contents

The Crisis

The Lobbies

The Boom in Guns

A Brief History of Firearms Law

The Embattled Past of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

A More Comprehensive Strategy

The Next Steps


This is the full text of the executive summary of the 1994 Violence Policy Center study Cease Fire: A Comprehensive Strategy to Reduce Firearms Violence. This executive summary appeared as an article in the March 20, 1994 edition of Rolling Stone magazine. For a copy of the complete study, please send a check for $10.00 to the Violence Policy Center, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Suite 1014, Washington, DC, 20036.



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.






All contents 1998 Violence Policy Center

 






All contents 1998 Violence Policy Center

 






All contents 1998 Violence Policy Center