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Outfront – Short Articles


Regular Articles

Just as Fierce
by Katherine Dunn Does women’s equality extend to the capacity for aggression?

(Nov/Dec 94)

Changing Colors
by Adam Hochschild An Aryan Nations leader, reborn, apologizes publicly. (May/Jun 94)

Honey, I Warped the Kids
by Carl Cannon. TV violence causes real violence. (Sep/Oct 94)

Killing Love
by Barbara Grizzuti Harrison. A writer reflects on race, sex, and O.J. Simpson. (Sep/Oct 94)

A Social Disease
by Richard Blow. Violence is an epidemic. Treat it. (May/Jun 93)


Special Reports

Gun Crazy (Jan/Feb 94)

Gun violence must stop: a guide to disarming America.

Reverse Fire
by Josh Sugarmann. The Brady Bill won’t brake the sick hold guns have on America. It’s time for tougher measures.

Showing Holes
by Peter H. Stone. Inside the NRA’s recent troubles

The Second’s Missing Half
Emblazoned across the front of the NRA headquarters in Washington D.C. is half of the 2nd Amendment.

Liability
Gunmakers should be accountable for making their guns as safe as possible.

Ganstas:
by Richard Rodriguez. Hard truths from the streets of East L.A.

An Interview with Joycelyn Elders, Surgeon General
by Ken Kelley. Surgeon General’s warning: Guns are hazardous to your health.

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