Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning 2015

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 364 GUN

Younge, Gary

Summary: "On an average day in America, seven young people aged nineteen or under will be shot dead. In Another Day in the Death of America, award-winning Guardian journalist Gary Younge tells the stories of the lives lost during the course of a single day in theUnited States. It could have been any day, but Younge has chosen November 23, 2013. From Jaiden Dixon (9), shot point-blank by his mother's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 YOU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 303.6 YOU

Summary: The U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in 2008 that the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution protects an individual's right to bear arms added fuel to the ongoing national debate about guns. Thousands of people die from gun shots every year, but some argue that the prevalence of guns in the United States actually serves to deter crime. Does gun control keep guns away from criminals, or,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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