Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2011
Series: Opposing viewpoints series
257 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm ISBN/ISSN:
9780737749663 (hbk.), 0737749660 (hbk.), 9780737749670 (pbk.), 0737749679 (pbk.), Language:
How serious is the problem of gun violence? -- Gun violence is a serious problem / The link between gun ownership and gun violence is flawed / The flow of U.S. guns fuels gun violence in Mexico / The percentage of U.S. guns used in Mexican gun violence is exaggerated / The availability of guns increases the risk of suicide / The availability of guns does not increase suicide rates / Gun violence poses a serious threat to children / Gun safety programs reduce the threat of fatal firearm accidents among children / What factors contribute to gun violence? -- The availability of guns increases gun violence / Making guns less available does not reduce gun violence / Pro-gun organization policies promote gun violence / Gun violence is a symptom of other social problems / Hate and extremist groups encourage gun violence / Popular culture promotes gun vilence / American's violent culture advances gun violence / Do private gun ownership policies reduce gun violence? -- Laws controlling private gun ownership will reduce gun violence / Laws controlling private gun ownership reduce its deterrent effect on gun crime / College campuses are safer without concealed weapons / College campuses are less safe without concealed weapons / Laws allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons in national parks will make visitors safer / Allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons in national parks is dangerous / What laws and regulations should govern guns? -- The second amendment guarantees the right to private gun ownership / Judicial activism wrongly established a second amendment right to private gun ownership / Gun show loopholes should be closed / Backgound checks at gun shows are unnecessary / The assault weapons ban should be reinstated / The assault weapons ban should not be reinstated /
Andrew Goddard -- Jacob Deakins -- Tom Diaz -- William P. Hoar -- Matthew Miller and David Hemenway -- Don B. Kates -- Marian Wright Edelman -- National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action -- Bob Herbert -- John R. Lott, Jr. -- John E. Rosenthal -- Courtland Milloy -- Astrid Dorelien, Michael Miller, and Peter Brody -- Dariusz Dziewanski -- Andrew Stephen -- Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence -- Robert A. Levy -- Students for Gun free Schools -- Students for Concealed Carry on Campus -- Clair Schwan -- Dianne Feinstein -- Don B. Kates -- Dennis A. Henigan -- City of New York -- National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action -- Delaware County Daily Times -- Steven Warrick
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