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Gun control and gun rights

Author: Constance Emerson Crooker
Publisher: Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2003.
Series: Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Roots of the gun control debate date back to our country's founding. Attorney Constance Crooker traces this debate from its origin to the present day. Narrative chapters examine the theories and rhetoric behind each side of this dispute and show the extent to which the rhetoric is or isn't supported by statistical records. A collection of quotes from pro and con politicians and activists illustrate the passionate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Constance Emerson Crooker
ISBN: 0313321744 9780313321740
OCLC Number: 50692993
Description: xii, 180 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Gun violence in America --
Why guns should not be controlled --
Political and public voices on gun control --
Does the Second Amendment guarantee an individual right? --
The commerce clause: federal jurisdiction over firearms --
History of federal gun control laws --
Gun control and gun rights organizations --
Gun rights groups --
The debate continues --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Historical guides to controversial issues in America.
Responsibility: Constance Emerson Crooker.

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