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Author Utter, Glenn H.

Title The gun debate : an encyclopedia of gun rights & gun control in the United States / Glenn H. Utter, Robert J. Spitzer
Edition Third edition
Published Amenia, NY : Grey House Publishing, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (xxxix, 490 pages) : illustrations, portraits
Contents Publisher's note -- Introductory essay -- Chronology -- Guide to selected topics -- Primary documents -- Appendix 1: State constitutional gun rights provisions -- Appendix 2: State concealed carry policies -- Appendix 3: List of organizations
Summary With public debate of gun violence at an all-time high, this book combines history with current events. At issue are fundamental questions of constitutional law and the rights of individuals, opportunities for self-protection, and the control of violence and national security. Contains over three hundred entries, covering topics such as gun laws and legislation, mass shootings and gun incidents, and information from both groups who support gun rights and those who advocate for stricter gun control
Notes Originally published as: Encyclopedia of gun control and gun rights
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
Gun control -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Spitzer, Robert J., 1953-
ISBN 1682171035 (electronic book)
9781682171035 (electronic book)
Other Titles Encyclopedia of gun control and gun rights
Encyclopedia of gun rights & gun control in the United States
Encyclopedia of gun rights and gun control in the United States