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Title The gun control debate : a documentary history / edited by Marjolijn Bijlefeld.

Publication Info. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1997.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  363.33 G975GD    Check Shelf
Description xxxiii, 294 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Primary documents in American history and contemporary issues, 1069-5605
Primary documents in American history and contemporary issues series.
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?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Gun control -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History -- Sources.
Added Author Bijlefeld, Marjolijn, 1960-
ISBN 031329903X alkaline paper
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