National Press Club

Gun Control

July 16, 1997

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Run time: 57 minutes

Wayne LaPierre and Rep. Charles Schumer debated the merits of gun control. Rep. Schumer argued the case for gun control and Mr. LaPierre argued against. Topics included the Brady Bill, the Assault Weapons Ban, and counter-interpretations of the Second Amendment to the Constitution. Rep. Schumer has been a longtime critic of Mr. LaPierre's organization, the National Rifle Association. Following the debate, the participants took questions from the audience.