Gun Control

Gun Control



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604139051
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: Point/Counterpoint Series: Issues in Contemporary American Society
Pages: 118
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Introduction The Politics of Gun Control 11

Point Gun Activists Misconstrue the Second Amendment 21

Counterpoint The Second Amendment Remains Relevant 30

Poiny Gun-Control Laws Reduce Violence 41

Counterpoint Gun Control Does Not Prevent Crime 60

Point Manufacturers Should Share in Guns' Costs to Society 73

Counterpoint Gun Manufacturers Are Not Responsible for Gun-Related Deaths 80

Conclusion: The Future of Gun Control in the United States 86

Appendix: Beginning Legal Research 94

Elements of the Argument 97

Notes 102

Resources 107

Picture Credits 112

Index 113

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