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Living with guns : a liberal's case for the Second Amendment

Author: Craig R Whitney
Publisher: New York : Public Affairs, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Newtown. Columbine. Virginia Tech. Tucson. Aurora. Gun violence on a massive scale has become a plague in our society, yet politicians seem more afraid of having a serious conversation about guns than they are of the next horrific shooting. Any attempt to change the status quo, whether to strengthen gun regulations or weaken them, is sure to degenerate into a hysteria that changes nothing. Our attitudes toward guns  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Craig R Whitney
ISBN: 9781610391696 1610391691
OCLC Number: 778420567
Description: xvii, 285 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: The gun battles of our day --
Guns and survival, guns and American independence --
Guns against tyranny --
Guns and self-defense in nineteenth-century America --
The Second Amendment and the Supreme Court --
Gun control and gun violence --
The thinking behind gun rights --
What can be done.
Other Titles: Liberal's case for the Second Amendment
Responsibility: Craig R. Whitney.

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A longtime New York Times editor reexamines America's long relationship with guns, finding less than meets the eye in arguments for greater gun regulation  Read more...
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Adam Winkler, Author of Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America "Living With Guns is a fascinating and provocative illumination of America's centuries-long battle over gun Read more...

 
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