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|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Louise I Gerdes
|ISBN:||9780737749663 0737749660 9780737749670 0737749679|
|Description:||257 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||pt. 1. How serious is the problem of gun violence? --
Gun violence is a serious problem / Andrew Goddard --
The link between gun ownership and gun violence is flawed / Jacob Deakins --
The flow of U.S. guns fuels gun violence in Mexico / Tom Diaz --
The percentage of U.S. guns used in Mexican gun violence is exaggerated / William P. Hoar --
The availability of guns increases the risk of suicide / Matthew Miller and David Hemenway --
The availability of guns does not increase suicide rates / Don B. Kates --
Gun violence poses a serious threat to children / Marian Wright Edelman --
Gun safety programs reduce the threat of fatal firearm accidents among children / National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action --
pt. 2. What factors contribute to gun violence? --
The availability of guns increases gun violence / Bob Herbert --
Making guns less available does not reduce gun violence / John R. Lott Jr. --
Pro-gun organization policies promote gun violence / John E. Rosenthal --
Gun violence is a symptom of other social problems / Courtland Milloy --
Hate and extremist groups encourage gun violence / Astrid Dorélien, Michael Miller, and Peter Brody --
Popular culture promotes gun violence / Dariusz Dziewanski --
American's violent culture advances gun violence / Andrew Stephen --
pt. 3. Do private gun ownership policies reduce gun violence? --
Laws controlling private gun ownership will reduce gun violence / Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence --
Laws controlling private gun ownership reduce its deterrent effect on gun crime / Robert A. Levy --
College campuses are safer without concealed weapons / Students for Gun Free Schools --
College campuses are less safe without concealed weapons / Students for Concealed Carry on Campus --
Laws allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons in national parks will make visitors safer / Clair Schwan --
Allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons in national parks is dangerous / Dianne Feinstein --
pt. 4. What laws and regulations should govern guns? --
The Second Amendment guarantees the right to private gun ownership / Don B. Kates --
Judicial activism wrongly established a Second Amendment right to private gun ownership / Dennis A. Henigan --
Gun show loopholes should be closed / City of New York --
Background checks at gun shows are unnecessary / National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action --
The assault weapons ban should be reinstated / Delaware County Daily Times --
The assault weapons ban should not be reinstated / Steven Warrick.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Louise I. Gerdes, book editor.|
- Firearms and crime -- Juvenile literature.
- Gun control -- Juvenile literature.
- Violent crimes -- Juvenile literature.
- Gun control.
- Firearms and crime.
- Violent crimes.
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