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Published on: February 7, 2016
Land of the Rising Gun
Why Not Tax Bullets?

The U.S. has had some success in reducing cigarette use, alcohol consumption, and even fuel consumption by increasing taxes on the consumable. Let’s try it with guns.

Richard J. Gelles is the Joanne and Raymond Welsh Chair of Child Welfare and Family Violence at the School of Social Policy & Practice at the University of Pennsylvania.
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