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|ISBN:||0737733543 lib. : alk. paper 9780737733549 lib. : alk. paper 0737733551 pbk. : alk. paper 9780737733556 pbk. : alk. paper|
|Description:||205 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||How serious is the problem of gun violence? Gun violence is a serious problem / Robert Spitzer --
Extent of gun violence is exaggerated / James B. Jacobs --
Youth gun violence is a serious problem / Josh Sugarmann --
Problem of youth gun violence is exaggerated / Mike Males --
Guns contribute to high suicide rates / Chris Mooney --
Guns do not contribute to high suicide rates / Nicki Fellenzer --
Terrorists procure guns in America / Mark Benjamin --
Terrorists do not procure guns in America / Wayne LaPierre, James Jay Baker --
Does private gun ownership reduce the threat of gun violence? Gun ownership deters violent crime / Robert A. Levy --
Gun ownership does not deter violent crime / David Hemenway --
Concealed weapons make society safer / Steve Newton --
Concealed weapons do not make society safer / Eric W. Alexy --
Assault weapons increase the threat of gun violence / Carolyn McCarthy --
Banning assault weapons will not make society safer / John R. Lott, Jr. --
Does the constitution protect private gun ownership? Second Amendment protects private gun ownership / Cato Institute --
Second Amendment does not protect private gun ownership / Barry S. Willdorf --
Gun control is constitutional / Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence --
Gun control is unconstitutional / Dorothy Anne Seese --
How can gun violence be reduced? America needs stronger gun control laws / David Hemenway --
America does not need stronger gun control laws / Steve Pudlo --
Laws regulating gun show sales should be tightened / Consumer Federation of America --
Laws regulating gun show sales should not be tightened / H. Sterling Burnett --
Using guns preemptively in self-defense helps defeat criminals / A. Barton Hinkle --
Using guns preemptively in self-defense increases gun violence / Michelle Cottle --
Mandating the safe storage of guns leaves homeowners vulnerable to criminals / Dave Kopel, Paul Gallant, Joanne Eisen --
Storing guns safely reduces accidental gun violence / Thomas B. Cole, Reneé M. Johnson.
|Series Title:||Opposing viewpoints series (Unnumbered)|
|Responsibility:||Margaret Haerens, book editor.|
- Gun control -- United States.
- Violent crimes -- United States.
- Firearms ownership -- Government policy -- United States.
- Armas, Control de -- Estados Unidos.
- Crímenes violentos -- Estados Unidos.
- Posesión de armas de fuego -- Política gubernamental -- Estados Unidos.
- Firearms ownership -- Government policy.
- Gun control.
- Violent crimes.
- United States.