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Wednesday, August 4, 1999 Published at 09:17 GMT 10:17 UK


Special Report





Reaction to the US handgun issue: The right to bear arms

The right ot bear arms is a constitutional right in which Americans believe very strongly.





Reaction to the US handgun issue: A futile debate

A sense of futility at any attempt to change gun laws was expressed by many Americans - Futitlity inspired by their countrymen's belief in their constitutional rights.





Reaction to the US handgun issue: A ban is the only solution

A ban on handguns and overall reform of gun legislation in America was the viewpoint of the majority of UK correspondents from the the UK and the minority view for the USA.



Reaction to the US handgun issue: Brits keep out
Many Americans were hostile to the idea of interference in their laws deom another country.

Reaction to the US handgun issue: Degrees of unity
On one thing the Americans and British agreed - that the intention to kill is stronger that hte weapon used to do so



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