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Pocket Rockets

The Gun Industry's Sale of Increased Killing Power

Table of Contents


Section One: A Pocketful of Death

Section Two: Ceasing Fire

Appendix A: Selected Pocket Rockets on the American Market

Appendix B: Firearm Deaths in the United States, 1978 to 1997


This is the full text of the July 2000 Violence Policy Center study Pocket Rockets: The Gun Industry's Sale of Increased Killing Power. Follow this link to download the study in PDF format.

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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.

All contents � 2000 Violence Policy Center