Gun Control Without Gun Laws
How Obama can use government procurement regulations to limit gun violence.
Posted Wednesday, April 29, 2009, at 7:05 AM
If President Obama wants to devise a creative way to limit gun violence, he will use his power as the world's largest consumer to require the cooperation of gun manufacturers. If government cannot legislate the conduct it wants, then it can use market power to buy it. For the money we are spending, we should buy not only guns but some peace from gun violence.