The Use and Abuse of Sentence Enhancement for Firearms Offenses in California

@inproceedings{Lizotte1986TheUA,
  title={The Use and Abuse of Sentence Enhancement for Firearms Offenses in California},
  author={Alan J. Lizotte and Marjorie S. Zatz},
  year={1986}
}
Over at least the past quarter century there has been considerable debate about the "gun problem" in the United States. Proposals up to and including banning bullets and confiscating guns have been suggested. Policies directly and indirectly affecting legitimate gun owners almost always meet stiff opposition. In part, this opposition results from the tenacious and tightly knit "gun culture."' Members of this culture are steeped in the folkways and mores of sporting gun use. They bridle at any… CONTINUE READING