James Jacobs

New York University

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Professor of law at New York University and author of the 2004 book Can Gun Control Work?

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For the first time since Al Gore lost to George W. Bush, Democrats are pushing for gun control in a presidential campaign.

Gun Control and the Race to the White House

For the first time since Al Gore lost to George W. Bush, Democrats are pushing for gun control in a presidential campaign.

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