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Title:
Gun control
Author:
Currie-McGhee, L. K. (Leanne K.)
Publication Information:
San Diego, Calif. : Lucent Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Discusses issues surrounding the control of guns in America, such as the value of waiting periods, whether gun control prevents violence, and whether restrictions violate constitutional rights.
Language:
English
Contents:
The gun culture in America -- Second Amendment interpretations -- Different approaches to gun control -- Guns and kids -- Can gun violence be reduced without gun control?
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 10.7 4.0 75062.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip046/2003015026.html
ISBN:
9781560066583
Format :
Book

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Thousands of Americans die from gun violence annually; however, each year thousands of Americans also use guns to protect themselves during assaults and robberies, making gun control a controversial issue. This title examines gun control related topics including America's gun culture, Second Amendment interpretations and the effectiveness of gun control laws.