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Title:
The gun control debate : a documentary history
Author:
Bijlefeld, Marjolijn, 1960-
Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, [1997]

©1997
Physical Description:
xxxiii, 294 pages ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Historical background -- The Constitution and the Second Amendment -- State declarations of rights -- Modern views on the Second Amendment -- The Second Amendment goes to court -- The National Rifle Association -- Legislative responses to gun violence -- Gun Control Act of 1968 -- The effectiveness of gun control legislation -- A nation divided -- Public opinion -- National statistics -- International comparisons -- Law enforcement's role -- The public health community enters the debate -- Guns in suicide -- Guns as self-defense security -- The 1990s-the debate takes center stage -- Kids, guns, and schools -- Guns, schools and the Supreme Court -- Court watch -- Are guns safe?
ISBN:
9780313299032
Format :
Book

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