Handgun Licensing and Registration
What it Can and Cannot Do
Table of Contents
Section One: Current United States Federal Law
Section Two: Licensing and Registration
Section Three: Unintended Consequences
Section Four: A Better Way
This is the full text of the September 2000 Violence Policy Center study Handgun Licensing and Registration: What it Can and Cannot Do.
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The Violence Policy Center is a national non-profit educational organization 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.