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Less Gun Dealers, Less Crime

The Drop in Federally Licensed Firearms Dealers in the Midwest

Table of Contents


Section One: More Gun Dealers Than Gas Stations

Section Two: Kitchen-Table Dealers

Section Three: Licensing Reforms

Section Four: The Drop in Gun Dealers

Section Five: What Next?


This is the full text of the November 2000 Violence Policy Center study Less Guns, Less Crime: The Drop in Federally Licensed Firearms Dealers in the Midwest. For information on how to order a hard copy of this study, please return to the publications page.



  All contents � 2000 Violence Policy Center


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.