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

Autore: Craig R Whitney
Editore: New York : Public Affairs, ©2012.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : English : 1st edVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"America's war over gun control has raged since the 1960s. In 2008, the Supreme Court startled the left by concluding that with the Second Amendment the founders elevated "above all other interests" the right to bear arms "in defense of hearth and home." Liberals feared the NRA would succeed in rolling back regulations nationwide. Discussion about guns in America has been stalemated, shortcircuited, and dominated by
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Tipo documento: Book
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Craig R Whitney
ISBN: 9781610391696 1610391691
Numero OCLC: 778420567
Descrizione: xvii, 285 pages ; 25 cm
Contenuti: 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.
Altri titoli: Liberal's case for the Second Amendment
Responsabilità: 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  Per saperne di più…

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