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Gun Control, Second Edition
  • Authored by: Angela Valdez, and John E. Ferguson Jr.; Series Editor: Alan Marzilli, M.A., J.D.
  • From the Series: Point/Counterpoint
  • Trim Size: 6 x 9
  • ISBN-10: 1604139056
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-905-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 10/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 323
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 120

Summary

Almost since the introduction of the Bill of Rights has the true intention of the Second Amendment guaranteeing the right to bear arms been questioned and scrutinized. Is gun ownership a fundamental right guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, or is it a misunderstood historical artifact that opens the door to danger and violence? Some contend that guns should be loosely regulated, while others call for stricter laws and, sometimes, outright bans. But does gun control really work, and who is responsible for gun violence? Plus, with new technological advances in weaponry, what does the future hold for the gun control debate? This newly revised edition of Gun Control explores these and many other questions pertaining to this highly controversial topic.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Elements of the argument. Appendix. Notes. Resources. Sidebars. Index.

About the Author(s)

Angela Valdez is a graduate of New York University and has reported for several newspapers, including Newsday, The Flint Journal, and The Philadelphia Inquirer. She has also earned a master's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

John E. Ferguson Jr. is an assistant professor at Howard Payne University in Brownwood, Texas. He earned his M.T.S. and J.D. from Vanderbilt University and is a member of the bar in Tennessee and Washington, D.C.

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