Letters: Gas v. Guns


"Gas & Tears" in TIME, June 28 opens a subject with only one phase presented. Your readers are entitled to all the facts, and we believe the following information will be helpful to them.

We believe any one familiar with the practical use of tear gas does not recommend its use as a palliative for diseases, but that it should only be used under emergency conditions, making unnecessary the use of clubs, revolvers, shotguns, or rifles.

Statistics show that where tear gas is used, as compared to firearms, tear gas does not produce...

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