Re: GUNS: Brady Law Has Not Affected Homicide Rates

From: Michael S. Lorrey (
Date: Tue Aug 01 2000 - 22:37:17 MDT

Zero Powers wrote:
> Dare I even *think* the "G" word in this list again? Oh well, once again
> ignoring my better judgment here goes...
> "The 1994 Brady law, which required handgun sellers to make background
> checks and institute waiting periods for buyers, has had little impact on
> U.S. homicide and suicide rates, researchers said on Tuesday..."

Actually, I'm rather impressed that you could demonstrate such
objectivity as to post this article here. It proves what gun sellers and
gun owners have known: criminals don't buy their guns at gunshops. I do
doubt, though, that the anti-gun forces like HCI will let themselves be
confused by the facts.

Mike Lorrey

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