Gun Control and the Election

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While the sniper was at work around Washington, Congress toughened the rules for screening gun buyers. Recent polls show that almost 75% of Americans, including gun owners, now support -ballistic fingerprinting- to help law enforcement trace bullets back to the guns that fired them. Yet, except in Maryland and a couple of other places, gun control has not become a major issue in the midterm elections. So, where-s the political traction? Are politicians afraid of the gun lobby? Do Americans just like guns? We hear more about -ballistic fingerprinting- and gun politics in an election year from California Senator Dianne Feinstein, one of the leading advocates for an assault weapons ban, the gun lobby, a gun-control advocate, forensics expert, and a writer on the politics of firearms and civil rights.
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Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

Former PM Benjamin Netanyahu

BLAST Act (S 3096)

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

National Rifle Association

US Olympic Committee

New York City's Olympic campaign

San Francisco's Olympic campaign



Warren Olney