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Outgunned: Up Against the NRA: The First Complete Insider Account of the Battle Over Gun Control

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Ours is a nation in the grip of a strange kind of mania. Why after President Reagan was shot was there virtually no handgun legislation? Why after the Columbine massacre in Littleton, Colorado, was nothing done to regulate the tools that children most frequently use to kill one another? Why was there no legislative response after a six-year-old in Flint, Michigan, shot a c
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Hardcover, 352 pages
Published January 7th 2003 by Free Press (first published December 31st 2002)
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Ian G
Feb 01, 2011 Ian G rated it did not like it
BORING!!! Not worth reading. It's a he said she said daily account of a group of lawyers who after taking on the tobacco industry and wining, decided to go after the gun industry. Very slow and boring writing style and is an effort to get through. What they didn't realize is that they were going against the majority will of the American people. The book is radically left wing and speaks of the NRA as the most evil organization in America. The NRA did a good job of preventing a lot of bad anti-gu ...more
Joseph Ribera
Mar 28, 2012 Joseph Ribera rated it liked it
Written from the "gun-grabbers" point of view, the authors pine over the failure of the plaintiff's bar (ambulance chasers), the Clinton administration and various municipalities to bring gun manufacturers to court to pay damages caused by gun deaths.

It started with the lawyers who won megabuck damages awards and concessions from the tobacco industry. They decided to do the same thing to the gun industry. In the case of the tobacco industry, the defendants knew that hat they were distributing wa
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Jan 29, 2013 Kara rated it really liked it
Well written. Best I have found to show how closely the NRA works with the gun manufactures and what is blocking gun control progress.
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