Handgun Control, Inc.
"Our ultimate goal - total control of handguns in the United States is going to take time."
"The first problem is to slow down the increasing number of handguns being produced and sold in this country.
"The second problem is to get handguns registered."
"And the final problem is to make to possession of all handguns and all handgun ammunition - except for the military, policemen, licensed security guards, licensed sporting clubs, and licensed gun collectors - totally illegal."
HCI's founder Pete Shields as quoted in The New Yorker, July 26, 1976.
"The international community has decided that firearms regulation is at the core of democracy and good government."
United Nations official Eric Kibuka at the United Nations' second regional workshop on firearms regulation in Tanzania.
Center for Disease Control
Mark Rosenberg, Director for CDC'c National Center for Injury Prevention and Control has said it is his and the CDC's desire to "do for guns what we did for tobacco," to create a public perception of firearms as "dirty, deadly, and banned."
As written by: Rasberry, Washington Post, October 19, 1989, p.A23.
"If I could have gotten another 51 votes in the Senate for an outright ban, picking up every one of them, Mr. and Mrs. America, turn them all in, I would have done that. But I could not do that; the votes were not there."
US Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) speaking on CBS's 60 Minutes on February 5, 1995.