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Gun Violence (2011, original release: 2011)

Call Number 363.33/GUN

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Adult Nonfiction363.33/GUNAvailable
Published: Farmington Hills, MI : Greenhaven Press, [2011] ©2011
Series: Opposing viewpoints series.
Description:  257 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737749663 (hbk.), 0737749660 (hbk.), 9780737749670 (pbk.), 0737749679 (pbk.),
Language:  English

How serious is the problem of gun violence? -- Gun violence is a serious problem / Link between gun ownership and gun violence is flawed / Flow of U.S. guns fuels gun violence in Mexico / Percentage of U.S. guns used in Mexican gun violence is exaggerated / Availability of guns increases the risk of suicide / 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? -- 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? -- 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 / Assault weapons ban should be reinstated / 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

Related Searches:
Firearms and crime.
Gun control.
Violent crimes.
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Additional Credits:
Gerdes, Louise I., 1953-

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