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Ten years later: An analysis of the effects of New York City's mandatory sentencing law

01 Jan 1992-Journal on firearms and public policy (Second Amendment Foundation)-Vol. 4, Iss: 1, pp 91-126
TL;DR: In this paper, the effects of mandatory sentencing of persons possessing a handgun, even if they did not intend to use it in a crime, were examined, and the effect of such a policy on the gun control debate has been characterized by embellished claims, biases, and extreme statements.
Abstract: As one of the most contested national disputes, the gun control debate has been viewed as being characterized by embellished claims, biases, and extreme statements. Both sides are absolutely convinced that they are right. Both sides seemingly cannot understand each other. This research looks at the effects of an extreme form of gun control -- mandatory sentencing of persons possessing a handgun, even if they did not intend to use it in a crime.
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TL;DR: In this paper, the authors present a list of articles about the Second Amendment or gun control that have been published in law reviews, and present a review of the most relevant articles.
Abstract: This article lists articles about the Second Amendment or gun control that have been published in law reviews.

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