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Title:
Guns and crime
Author:
Torr, James D., 1974-
Publication Information:
San Diego : Greenhaven Press, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
79 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Gun ownership does not cause violent crime / Don B. Kates Jr. -- Gun ownership increases the lethality of violent crime / Josh Sugarman -- Stronger gun control laws can help reduce crime / Steven Riczo -- Stronger gun control laws will not reduce crime / Linda Gorman and David B. Kopel -- Concealed-carry laws deter crime / John R. Lott Jr., interview by Jacob Sullum and Michael W. Lynch -- Concealed-carry laws may increase crime / Violence Policy Center -- Gun licensing and registration would reduce crime / Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence -- Gun licensing and registration would not reduce crime / James B. Jacobs -- Ballistic fingerprinting can help reduce crime / Dianne Feinstein -- Ballistic fingerprinting will not help reduce crime / Stephen P. Halbrook.
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ISBN:
9780737719987

9780737719970
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Book

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Summary

Are more gun control laws necessary to reduce violent crime or are armed citizens a more effective deterrent to criminal behavior? Advocates on both sides of the gun control debate offer different perspectives on the relationship between guns and crime.


Summary

Are more gun control laws necessary to reduce violent crime or are armed citizens a more effective deterrent to criminal behavior? Advocates on both sides of the gun control debate offer different perspectives on the relationship between guns and crime.