from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Regulation of the sale and use of rifles and handguns.
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- n. Laws, policies, practices, or proposals designed to restrict or limit the possession, production, importation, shipment, sale, and/or use of guns or other firearms by private citizens.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. efforts to regulate or control sales of guns
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Then, during the Christmas holidays, after having traveled to Hawaii for an abbreviated five-day trip to visit my grandmother and reacquaint myself with Michelle and then-eighteen-month-old Malia, the state legislature was called back into special session to vote on a piece of gun control legislation.
As I better understood the likely proceedings, it was increasingly clear that many of the “nongovernmental organizations” (NGOs) orchestrating this gathering (such as the umbrella group International Action Network on Small Arms) actually had an agenda focused on domestic U.S. gun control issues.
He also called for gun control legislation to stop "mail order murder," which was the only statement in the fifty-minute speech that received applause from Senator Robert Kennedy.
But mostly she voted for him because he was for gun control and Nethercutt wasn't.
Final production aircraft; all guns deleted except tail turret; fitted with APG-15 gun control radar system; 311 built.