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Title Guns and violence [electronic resource] / Debra A. Miller, book editor.

Imprint Detroit : Greenhaven Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Gale Opposing Viewpoints Ebook  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Series Current controversies series
Current controversies.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p.162-166) and index.
Contents Is gun violence a serious problem? Gun violence in the United States is an epidemic / Bill Durston ; The number of crimes committed with guns is increasing in the United States / Walter F. Roche Jr. ; Gun violence disproportionately affects African Americans and other minorities / We Need to Stop ; America's gun culture is fading / Gun Guys ; The media show an anti-gun bias in reporting gun violence / David Niedrauer -- Can gun control measures reduce gun violence? Chapter overview / William J. Krouse ; Federal laws are needed to reduce gun violence / John Rosenthal ; Congress must enact strict gun control laws / Jeff Kirvin ; Raising the tax on firearms may reduce gun violence / Kent Garry ; The United States must promote responsible access and use of guns / Richard H. Brodhead and James Moeser ; Gun bans disarm law-abiding citizens, not criminals / John R. Lott Jr. ; Gun control laws have not reduced violent crime / John Stossel ; Gun control laws will increase crime / Shaun Connell ; Gun control measures will not make our schools safe / Roger D. McGrath -- Is gun control constitutional? Chapter overview / Mark Tushnet ; Guns are no longer needed to protect democracy / Nasir Ahmed ; The Second Amendment is misused by opponents of gun control / Saul Cornell ; The U.S. Supreme Court should uphold the District of Columbia's handgun ban / Matthew Cooper ; The U.S. Supreme Court should rule that the right to bear arms is subject to reasonable regulation / Allen Rostron ; Citizens still need guns to protect themselves against bad government / John F. McManus ; The Second Amendment right to bear arms is an individual right / Wall Street Journal ; The Ninth and Fourteenth Amendments support gun rights / Akhil Reed Amar ; The Appeals Court ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller showed sound reasoning / Bob Barr -- Is gun ownership dangerous? Guns in the home increases the risks of homicides and suicides / Linda J. Dahlberg, Robin M. Ikeda, and Marcie-jo Kresnow ; Guns in the home pose a risk for children / Alan L. Hammond ; Guns save lives / John Stossel ; Rural homeowners need guns for self-defense / Massad Ayoob ; The media underestimates the defensive uses of guns / Larry Elder.
Access Access limited to licensed institutions.
Subject Gun control -- United States.
Violence -- United States.
Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Firearms ownership -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Miller, Debra A.
ISBN 9780737743203 (hardcover)
0737743204 (hardcover)
9780737743197 (pbk.)
0737743190 (pbk.)

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