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  Gun - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A gun is a mechanical device that fires projectiles at high velocity, using a propellant such as gunpowder or compressed air.
The term "gun" is often used as a synonym to firearm, but in military usage the term refers only to artillery that fires projectiles at high velocity, such as anti-aircraft artillery, field guns, tank guns, anti-tank guns and naval guns.
Etymology: "gun" is found in Middle English as "gonne", and seems to come from the Germanic woman's name Gunhild or Gundhild = "war sword", applied to an early cannon.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gun   (377 words)

 The American Gun by J.J. Maloney
Gun murders in Richmond, Va., reportedly fell by 41 percent after federal prosecutors there initiated an effort to put any felon caught carrying a gun in prison for five years, enlisted the aid of local police in referring cases to the federal court, and waged a publicity campaign to inform the public of the program.
The avowed purpose of gun laws – in the context of the current debate – is to keep guns out of the hands of persons who have demonstrated, at any time in their lives, a failure of character.
The ''gun problem'' is not only a problem of guns, but of the rapid proliferation of guns in a society far different than it was as recently as the 1950s.
www.crimemagazine.com /guns.htm   (5395 words)

Guns are a major component of a fort and in particular cases the forts were built on purpose to accommodate a type of gun (Rinella and Cambridge Batteries).
The most common guns were 24 pdr and many of them were expenisve bronze cannons which today are found on the front of important buildings such as Palaces or Churches.
Other guns were cut and sold, as scrap and such was the fate of the 100-ton gun in Cambridge battery in Sliema.
www.educ.um.edu.mt /militarymalta/html/guns.html   (651 words)

Conventional gas guns (one stage and two stage) are similar to handguns; the propellant flows in the same direction as the projectile.
The flow of propellant in the transverse gas gun is transverse to the projectile movement.
Electromagnetic guns (coilgun and railgun) are heavy and expensive due to the high cost of the electric power supply and switches.
www.islandone.org /LEOBiblio/SPBI1GU.HTM   (1456 words)

This page provides links to gun data sheets and associated pictures, the various elements of a gun are explained in gun characteristics for those unfamiliar with them.
New gun muzzle velocities, these are for a particular type of propellant, a different type could produce a different velocity.
In addition to the guns listed in the Data Sheets there were a few other British guns of World War 1 vintage used in very small numbers and US guns provided under Lend Lease arrangements.
members.tripod.com /~nigelef/gunsintro.htm   (2077 words)

 Deltoid » guns
With-gun robberies are three times as likely as with-knife robberies to be fatal to the victim[1], and it seems plausible that this lethality extends to other crimes.
In country areas, with twice the level of gun ownership as in the city, the gun homicide rate and the domestic homicide rate is twice as high as in the city.
For all guns the correlation coefficient was 0.71.
timlambert.org /category/guns   (10504 words)

 Gun ownership is not the cause of America’s high murder rate
Most gun owners claim they buy guns for protection, but it appears that the problem (murder) and the solution (gun deterrence) are one and the same: 70 percent of all murders are committed with guns.
The gun advocate might respond, "Well, firefighters are correlated to forest fires." But in the latter stages of a fire there is a negative correlation, as firefighters increase and fires diminish.
Furthermore, when guns are involved in the vast majority of murders -- 70 percent and growing -- it is clear that the "solution" and the "problem" are one and the same.
www.huppi.com /kangaroo/L-gunownership.htm   (5726 words)

 Guns, Guns, Guns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Collecting guns in association with history seems quite reasonable and logical to me. I perhaps even understand why the guns in the collection should be fully functional, although that functionality need not be exercised for the collection to retain its historical value.
Second, it ignores the fact that if guns actually were outlawed, there would be a dramatic decrease in the total number of guns, and anyone with a gun would automatically be subject to prosecution.
The fewer guns we have, the lower the death rate from guns is sure to be.
webserv.chatsystems.com /~doswell/guns.html   (3208 words)

 guns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Gun rights advocates assert that gun control laws are ineffective because criminals ignore gun control laws.
Gun rights advocates also claim that an armed citizenry is the population’s last line of defence against tyranny by their own government.
Articles about American attitudes to guns, analysis of the recent school shootings, articles about the connection between violence on screen and in real life and articles on children’s aggressions.
bluedandelion.net /english/guns.htm   (764 words)

He told me that their biggest problem was getting gun owners to register to vote and to join an organized pro rights group such as the NRA or GOC.
One friend who is an avid ‘‘gun nut’’, and even carries one illegally in his car, said he was not a member of the NRA because he was afraid to have his name listed in a database as a gun owner because the police could use the list to come and confiscate his weapons.
In fact, in spite of a total ban on firearms of all types, authorities estimate there are 3 Million illegal guns in the hands of street criminals in the U.K. Gun crimes are surging in London and in the rest of this country where guns are banned.
ron.dotson.net /guns.htm   (928 words)

 Amazon.com: Guns: DVD: Andy Sidaris,Erik Estrada,Dona Speir,Roberta Vasquez,Bruce Penhall,Cynthia Brimhall,William ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
GUNS is another installment in the Andy Sidaris magnum opus of "Bullets, Bombs, and Babes." As an overall formula it works well, but not as well as usual in this particular picture, which is a laughless letdown after HARD TICKET TO HAWAII, SAVAGE BEACH and PICASSO TRIGGER.
GUNS suffers from a surfeit of gore and not enough camp.
The GUNS good guys are done in with such disturbing regularity that I began to think of going to casting call for the next film.
www.amazon.com /Guns-Andy-Sidaris/dp/B00005YHST   (1488 words)

 Air Gun Maintenance and History
Air guns, like Gamo, the manufacture does not recommend the lubing the chamber and doing so might cancel the life time warrenty Gamo air guns have, check with your air gun's manufacture for instructions on lubing the air chamber and piston.
The most famous.36 cal. Air Gun is the one Lewis and Clark took on their Expedition of 1804-06.
The bottom part was the barrel of the gun and had a concealed chamber for loading a.35 cal. bullet.
air.guns.20megsfree.com   (1113 words)

 Guns Plus, Firearm Shooting Supplies, Gun Accessories, Link & News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A Roanoke County man was convicted Monday of having a machine gun among the collection of high-power firearms he kept in the basement of his Verndale Drive home.
Giving recruits a gun so early in boot camp and expecting them to carry it almost 24 hours a day, seven days a week marks a radical change in how the Army trains its soldiers.
A Monroeville man was wounded in an apparent accident at the Pennsylvania Gun Collectors Association Show at the Pittsburgh ExpoMart in Monroeville yesterday.
www.guns-plus.com   (1642 words)

 Reason Magazine: Guns and Firearms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Why treating guns like cars might not be such a bad idea.
Gun control activists are trying to achieve through litigation what they have been unable to achieve through legislation.
Press coverage of the "assault weapon" controversy suggests that most journalists know very little about guns and are not interested in learning.
reason.com /bi/guns.html   (490 words)

 Guns   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
These toy guns are all from the collection of Dr. Kurtz.
This unusual thing about this toy gun is that it is actually made out of papier-mâché.
These are rare toy guns for the time of WWII because they are made of metal.
www.usd230.k12.ks.us /espictt/toys/guns.htm   (124 words)

 Why Do Liberals Hate Guns?
Gun owners, as a general rule, are more conservative and are more likely to vote Republican.
Gun owners are also more likely to join the Armed forces and to give unqualified support to our troops.
Gun control is just another special interest in their bag of tricks.
www.chuckhawks.com /liberals_hate_guns.htm   (582 words)

 Guns - Pete Ashdown Campaign Collaboration Wiki
The right of Utah citizens to own and use weapons for personal and public defense is mentioned in both the US Bill of Rights and the Utah State Constitution.
The State of Utah is primarily responsible for defining what constitutes legal use of guns for the citizens of the state, and the current laws seem to be reasonable and working as they presently exist.
I would like to see cooperation on both sides of the issue to reduce the motivations for gun violence.
vote.peteashdown.org /wiki/index.php/Guns   (166 words)

 Guns - Wikiquote
The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party." ~Mao Tse Tung, "Selected Works of Mao Zedong"
"If gun laws in fact worked, the sponsors of this type of legislation should have no difficulty drawing upon long lists of examples of crime rates reduced by such legislation.
"Gun Control: The notion that Matthew Shepard tied to a fence post in the middle of Wyoming is morally superior to Matthew Shepard explaining to the local sheriff how his attackers got all those fatal bullet holes." ~Dan Weiner
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/Guns   (1050 words)

Heavily armored big gun battleships, with their overwhelming fire power, became the weapon of choice for asserting naval power.
It was an era that would end only with World War II and the rise of the aircraft carrier.
The 1945 surrender ceremony ending World War II was signed on board the ultimate in big guns ships, the USS Missouri.
www.pbs.org /wnet/warship/guns/index.html   (95 words)

 Defense Tech: Guns Archives
A Texas company, Live-Shot, is planning to let hunters use a webcam and an Internet-controlled rifle to shoot down deer, mouflon sheep, antelopes and wild pigs as they roam a 54-acre ranch, according to the BBC.
Handlers oversee each shooting session and can stop the gun being fired if it is being aimed off-range or at something it should not be...
MilitaryPhotos.net has a slew of guns, painted to blend in.
www.defensetech.org /archives/cat_guns.html   (841 words)

 Democratic Leadership Council: Crime & Public Safety: Guns
By becoming both pro safety and pro gun rights, Democrats can do right on both the politics and policy and make a realignment of a sizeable portion of gun owners possible.
We need a serious national push on gun law enforcement to take advantage of one of the only areas of common ground that can be found in the political free-fire zone between gun control and gun rights advocates.
If guns were manufactured so that only their legal owners could fire them, much of the death and destruction caused by illegal gun use could be prevented.
www.dlc.org /ndol_sub.cfm?kaid=119&subid=157   (284 words)

 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The guns debate in 2004 comes down to whether gun makers should be granted immunity from lawsuits arising from wrongful use of weapons.
All Democratic candidates oppose granting gun makers immunity from civil lawsuits arising wrongful use of weapons.
All support renewing the ban on assault-type weapons and would require the same background checks at gun shows that are mandatory for other gun sales.
www.usatoday.com /news/politicselections/nation/issues/guns.htm   (312 words)

 Open Directory - Shopping: Recreation: Guns: Antiques and Collectibles
Evaluate, buy/sell guns, and coordinate hunting in England and Spain.
Paul M. Ambrose Antiques - Arms, Guns, and Armour - Specializes in the sale of quality European and American antique arms, guns, firearms, armour and weapons of the wheelock, flintlock and percussion periods.
Rare Gun Collection - Rare gun collection of late firearms designer Karl R. Lewis, who invented more than 45 firearm models for Browning, Colt and Dan Wesson.
dmoz.org /Shopping/Recreation/Guns/Antiques_and_Collectibles   (1088 words)

"Do you think having a gun in the house makes it a safer place to be or a more dangerous place to be?" Options
NBC News/Wall Street Journal Poll conducted by the polling organizations of Peter Hart (D) and Bill McInturff (R).
"As you may know, the federal ban on assault weapons has expired, and certain types of guns that were banned in 1994 can now be legally sold again.
www.pollingreport.com /guns.htm   (258 words)

 Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
Lou's Jewelry and Loan of Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, sold guns used in crime for over two decades, yet its gun business was not shut down by federal law enforcement authorities until this summer.
Until its gun business was shut down, Lou's was one of the leading suppliers of crime guns in America, ranking 43 out of nearly 80,000 gun dealers nationwide in total crime guns traced to their stores.
Read about the devastating effects of illegal guns, how law enforcement has been handcuffed from dealing with the problem, our specific legislative goals to help fix the problem, and much more.
www.handguncontrol.org   (481 words)

 Independent Lens . GUNS & MOTHERS . Learn More | PBS
Led by Sarah Brady, this organization’s site features facts, briefs, research and statistics on a variety of gun issues; topics range from an "Assault Weapon Ban Q & A" to a "Guns in the Home" issue brief.
Contains stats and fact sheets on children and gun violence, gun safety legislation basics, community action toolkits, annual data reports and articles on the early recruitment of children to gun culture.
Includes issue briefs and an explanation of gun laws state-by-state, legislation updates, local chapter finder, “apple pie awards” for notable people who champion gun control and “time-out chairs” for people who support the gun lobby.
www.pbs.org /independentlens/gunsandmothers/more.html   (496 words)

 Guns & Roosters hunting pheasants
Guns and Roosters Hunting Preserve is very particular in selecting the pheasants we release.
GUNS and ROOSTERS HUNTING PRESERVE releases pheasants from November thru March each year.
At the GUNS and ROOSTERS HUNTING PRESERVE there is no standing in line waiting to hunt.
www.gunsandroostershunting.com   (178 words)

 Tips - Paintball-Guns.com Forums
For shooting it is not as necesary to be extremely fast because your job is to make it as far upt the field as possible not have a stream of paint coming out of your gun.
you also while doing this dont want to shoot, its basically a waste of paintballs, if you want to move far up the field, jsut do the hand thing and hold your gun down, and sprint in the direction you are wanting to go.
when you get to your bunker, you always want to stay tucked, this includes your gun and hopper, they are the two main places opponents are look to shoot, or your mask, but hopefully you wont get shot there.
www.paintball-guns.com /forums/showthread.php?t=4823   (1083 words)

 Guns & Ammo Magazine Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Guns and Ammo; the nation's leading gun and ammunition magazine, is now the web's best resource for information on current gun news, ammunition ballistics, long guns, hand guns and new products in the gun market.
Guns and Ammo online also has the best gun shop - shop online today.
The importance of always double-checking that a handgun is empty.
www.gunsandammomag.com   (282 words)

 guns | The News is NowPublic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Yoni, Jewish institutions, Anti Semitic, terrorist, Jewish, guns, ecj-MAXINE, TOR...
Youth Groups take the heat to stop hand gun violence in the City of Boston
House votes to block seizure of legal guns (AP)
www.nowpublic.com /tag/guns   (429 words)

 Decal Junky Stick 'Em Up! - Guns & Weapons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Gun - 44 Mag - Arched Staccato Text
High quality die cut vinyl personalized gun decals.
Guns - Derringer Double Barrel - Arched Souvenir Text
gallery.bcentral.com /GID4508723DD372941-Guns-Weapons.aspx   (72 words)

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