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Gun violence / Noël Merino, book editor.

Merino, Noël. (Added Author).


This collection of articles pro and con on gun violence debates whether gun violence is a serious problem, the factors that contribute to gun violence, the extent to which gun ownership regulations reduce gun violence, and what should be done to reduce gun violence.

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  • ISBN: 9780737772692
  • ISBN: 0737772697
  • ISBN: 9780737772685
  • ISBN: 0737772689
  • Physical Description: 203 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Farmington Hills, Michigan : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2015]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 186-188) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Why consider opposing viewpoints? -- Introduction -- How Serious Is The Problem Of Gun Violence?: -- Chapter preface -- Gun violence in the United States is a public health concern / Scott R. Kegler and James A. Mercy -- Gun violence in the United States has declined / D'Vera Cohn, Paul Taylor, Mark Hugo Lopez, Catherine A. Gallagher, Kim Parker, and Kevin T. Maass -- Young guns: how gun violence is devastating the millennial generation / Chelsea Parsons and Anne Johnson -- There is a problem with politics, not guns, in the United States / Michael Schaus -- There is an epidemic of school shootings / Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America and Mayors Against Illegal Guns -- Gun violence is decreasing and school shootings are rare / Dewey G. Cornell -- Periodical and Internet sources bibliography -- What Factors Contribute To Gun Violence?: -- Chapter preface -- America's exceptional gun culture / Elias Gross -- Drug war is a cause of inner-city gun violence / Trevor Burrus -- Guns of Chicago: and the safe sidewalks of New York / Heather Mac Donald -- Mental illness has proven itself a risk factor for gun violence / Ann Coulter -- Guns-not the mentally ill-kill people / Abby Rapoport -- Periodical and Internet sources bibliography -- Do Gun Ownership Regulations Reduce Gun Violence?: -- Chapter preface -- Background checks need to be expanded and strengthened / Josh Horwitz -- "40 percent" myth / John Lott -- Allowing armed citizens reduces gun violence / Wayne Allyn Root -- Allowing armed citizens does not reduce gun violence / Mark Follman -- Private gun sale loophole needs to be closed / Mayors Against Illegal Guns -- Treating personal transfers like retail sales would violate rights / Dave Kopel -- Periodical and Internet sources bibliography -- What Should Be Done To Reduce Gun Violence?: -- Chapter preface -- Gun regulations are necessary and allowed under the second amendment / Mark Nuckols -- Gun regulations are ineffective and threaten the second amendment / Robert A. Levy -- More law enforcement, not more regulation, reduces gun violence / Steve Chapman -- Shame on U.S.: how many tiny coffins do we need next time? / Mike Lupica -- ABC: but 'assault weapons' bans just make guns look different / Charles CW Cooke -- Periodical and Internet sources bibliography -- For further discussion -- Organizations to contact -- Bibliography of books -- Index.
Subject: Gun control > United States.
Violent crimes > United States.
Firearms and crime > United States.
Firearms ownership > Government policy > United States.

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