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Gun control

Efforts to restrict or limit the possession, sale, and use of guns (handguns and long guns) by private citizens.

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anti-gun philosophy

Government; Gun control

A believe that firearm should only be possessed and used by the police or military, or at least very tightly controlled, as to the type, number, and caliber that may be possessed by private citizens ...

accidental discharge (AD)

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An unexpected and undesirable discharge of a firearm caused by circumstances beyond the control of the person operating it such as a mechanical failure or parts breakage.

action shooting

Government; Gun control

A shooting sport in which the competitors attempt to hit a number of small clay or metallic targets of various shapes in the shortest possible time using a pistol drawn from a holster.

black powder

Government; Gun control

A explosion powder used in ammunition as the bursting charge to propel projectiles with firearms. Black powder is made from mixing charcoal, sulfur, and potassium nitrate. Black powder is no longer ...

gunpowder

Government; Gun control

A explosion powder used in ammunition as the bursting charge to propel projectiles with firearms. Black powder is made from mixing charcoal, sulfur, and potassium nitrate. Black powder is no longer ...

blank ammunition

Government; Gun control

A type of ammunition that contains gunpowder without a solid projectile that is used to simulate gun fire. While a blank cartridge contains no projectile the blast and associated debris can be ...

gun free zone

Government; Gun control

A designated area where the possession a firearm by a private citizen is strictly prohibited. For example, public schools and airports are gun free zones. However, it's impossible to physically ...

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