"A .22 For Christmas"
the Gun Industry Designs and Markets Firearms for Children and Youth
for the Next Generation"
Old is Old Enough?"
Picks up the Tab"
a Neat Little Starter Gun"
Teaches Young People Good Things"?
Youth Model Firearms
This is the full text of the
December 2001 Violence Policy Center study "A .22 for Christmas"—How
the Gun Industry Designs and Markets Firearms for Children and Youth. For
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contents © 2001 Violence Policy Center
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