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A sliver 9mm Ruger semi-automatic pistol was recovered under a parked car on Chestnut Street near Fulton Street. (NYPD)
revolver, pistols, shotgun (with drum magazine and folding stock) and assault rifle and gun with sound suppressors (USASearch.gov)

Every Thursday this month, we'll discuss different aspects of gun ownership in the United States. Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock:The Rise of America's Gun, joins to talk about regulation, rights, and the history of firearms.

Guns in America: Glossary of Terms

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Every week, we'll add terms and definitions used in the gun control debate to this glossary. We'll add more terms each Thursday this month with Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun.

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Guns in America: After the Stockton Shooting

Thursday, January 03, 2013

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of, Glock:The Rise of America's Gun, kicks off this month's series on gun ownership, starting with how the Stockton school shooting of 1989 inspired legislation, and whether there are parallels between that moment and the discussions following the Newtown, CT shootings.

Help Build Our Guns Glossary: Got a term or word that's part of the gun debate you want clarified? Post your suggestion in the comments, and we'll build our glossary over the course of this series.

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Guns in America: Retail Sales

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of, Glock:The Rise of America's Gun, returns for the second installment in the series on gun ownership.  Today as Vice President Biden's task force hears from Walmart, the country's leading gun retailer, we focus the discussion on gun sale spikes, registration, licensing and confiscation.

Help Build Our Guns Glossary: Got a term or word that's part of the gun debate you want clarified? Post your suggestion in the comments, and we'll build our glossary over the course of this series.

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Guns in America: Gun Economics

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun, reports on his visit to a gun trade show, and what the reaction was there to gun regulation news. Plus: the economics of the gun industry.

 

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Guns in America: And Around the World

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock:The Rise of America's Gun, looks at gun laws in other countries.

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Guns in America: Gun Trafficking

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Paul Barrett, assistant managing editor of Bloomberg Businessweek and author of Glock: The Rise of America's Gun, talks about gun trafficking and how concerns about gun violence in urban areas like NYC are different from elsewhere. Plus: the role of the Glock in urban areas.

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