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Author: Terry O'Neill
Publisher: San Diego, Calif. : Greenhaven Press, ©2000.
Series: Opposing viewpoints digests.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents opposing arguments on gun control, including gun availability and its influence on society, the constitutionality of gun control, effective measures in reducing gun violence, and the effects of a gun ban on society.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Terry O'Neill
ISBN: 1565108795 9781565108790 1565108787 9781565108783
OCLC Number: 42454384
Description: 144 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: ch. 1. How does gun availability affect society? --
1. Gun availability contributes to crime and violence --
2. Gun ownership protects people from crime and violence --
3. School violence is caused by gun availability --
4. School violence is not caused by gun availability --
ch. 2. Is gun control constitutional? --
1. gun ownership is protected by the Second Amendment --
2. Gun ownership is not protected by the Second Amendment --
ch. 3. What measures would be effective in reducing gun violence? --
1. Government should pass stronger gun-control laws --
2. Existing gun-control laws should be more strongly enforced --
3. Gun manufacturers should be held responsible for gun violence --
4. Gun manufacturers should not be held responsible for gun violence --
ch. 4. How would a gun ban affect society? --
1. Banning guns would harm society --
2. Banning guns would not solve America's problem with violence --
3. Banning guns would help reduce the level of violence in society.
Series Title: Opposing viewpoints digests.
Responsibility: Terry O'Neill.

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Presents opposing arguments on gun control, including gun availability and its influence on society, the constitutionality of gun control, effective measures in reducing gun violence, and the effects of a gun ban on society.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-06-09) Good Permalink

    Shows opposing viewpoints re: gun control. A very timely topic in  schools. Great, readable print. An asset to the library. Contains black and white illustrations, and is recommended for 7th grade level and up, as well as teachers.

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