ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Feb 24, 1976
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(Studio) House Judiciary Committee votes to ban sale and manufacturer of handgun called "Saturday night special." Gun legislature always starts controversy.
REPORTER: Ted Koppel
(London, England) Sportsmen use guns after police questioning as to their in- tent and characters. Not legal for anyone to own handgun here. Few gunshops here. Buyers must have permit and shops keep records of all guns handled. Crime incrd. despite gun control. Police recing. weapons training incring. Many police resent carrying gun. Nation has better record than United States of deaths by gunfire. Gun control not issue here.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings
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