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Project Safe Neighborhoods and Fair-Weather Federalism: "Saving" the Second Amendment by Undermining the Tenth

May 1, 2003

Gene Healy

Gun rights supporters in the Bush Administration and Congress are currently engaged in a dubious tradeoff: to save the Second Amendment, they’ve decided to undermine the Tenth. For two years running, Congress has appropriated funds for the centerpiece of the Bush  crime-control agenda, Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN), which is designed to ward off calls for additional gun control by ramping up enforcement of the gun laws already on the books.

Project Safe Neighborhoods and Fair-Weather Federalism: "Saving" the Second Amendment by Undermining the Tenth  


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