Gun Makers to Put Child Safety Locks on Guns

A. C. Szul mack97 at EROLS.COM
Fri Oct 10 00:10:46 MDT 1997

Anyone know, or have any hunches, why this happened now?  What did WH
promise them (i.e. gun manufacturers) in return?  Or did these gun co.
execs wake up one morning thinking, "Hey safety locks are a good idea
after all....?"

Are they referring to *trigger locks?*

Thursday October 9 3:52 PM EDT; Gun Makers to Put Child Safety Locks on
Guns; By Steve Holland

WASHINGTON (Reuter) - In a victory for gun control advocates, President
Clinton announced on Thursday that eight gun manufacturers had agreed to
provide child safety locks on their firearms by the end of next year.

The manufacturers included Smith and Wesson, owned by Tomkins Ltd of
England, which earlier announced it was providing the devices, Glock,
Beretta, Taurus, H&R, Heckler & Koch, Mossberg & Sons and SigArms.....


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