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Otfinoski, Steven.

Summary: Presents both sides of the debate on gun control and its history in America.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.33 OTF

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.33 OTF

Lott, John R.

Summary: When it comes to the gun control debate, there are two kinds of data: data that's accurate, and data that left-wing billionaires, politicians, and media want you to believe is accurate. In Lying to Steal Your Guns, economist and gun rights advocate John Lott turns a skeptical eye to well-funded anti-gun studies and stories that perpetuate false statistics to frighten Americans into giving up...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Regnery Publishing 2016

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 363.3309 LOT

Thomas, Rachael L.

Summary: Readers learn about the #NeverAgain movement, from the history of the right to bear arms to later efforts at gun control, legislation such as the Brady handgun Violence Protection Act and the implementation of background checks, to the school shootings at Columbine, Sandy Hook and Parkland and the creation of #neveragain.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323 THO

Winkler, Adam.

Summary: "Author Adam Winkler, a professor of Constitutional law, uses the landmark 2008 case District of Columbia v. Heller, which invalidated a law banning handguns in the nation's Capitol, as a springboard for a historical narrative of America's four-centuries-long political battle over gun control and the right to bear arms. From the Founding Fathers and the Second Amendment to the origins of the Ku...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342 WIN

Murphy, Chris (Christopher Scott)

Summary: "The United States is in many ways a model for the world, yet for one of the most fundamental of all human concerns, the imperative to keep ourselves and our loved ones free from harm, American ingenuity has failed. Unique in all of the developed world, America is bathed in violence. Our churches and schools, our movie theaters and dance clubs and music festivals are no longer safe places to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.6 MUR

Vizzard, William J.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.33 VIZ

Summary: This look at how gun violence affects us today, how we got there and what we can do to reduce it features contributions from over a dozen experts and policymakers in the field.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.33 TOO

Summary: A nation of cowards -- Self-defense : a primary civil right -- The Second Amendment : America's first freedom) -- Anti-gun (Statement of Sarah Brady -- Violence in America : a public health emergency -- Firearms and assault : "Guns don't kill people, people kill people"--Loaded guns in the home : analysis of a national random survey of gun owners -- Political snipers : how the NRA exploited...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York University Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.33 GUN

Cook, Philip J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363.33 COO

Kevin, Brian

Summary: Examines the roots of the second amendment to the US Constitution, from the history of gun rights in England, to the Founders' reasoning behind the second amendment, and the responsibilities that accompany these rights. Important regulating legislation and the debate on gun control is covered.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 344.7305 KEV

Summary: Glimmer of Hope is the official, definitive book from The March for Our Lives founders. Glimmer of Hope tells the story of how a group of teenagers raced to channel their rage and sorrow into action, and went on to create one of the largest youth-led movements in global history. In keeping up with their ongoing fight to end gun-violence in all communities, the student leaders of March for Our...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 363 GLI

McCann, Michelle Roehm

Summary: Explores the complexities of gun violence in America by explaining the myths, facts, causes, and obstacles surrounding the issue, and provides resources for students to get involved in gun safety activism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 363.33 MCC

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Summary: "In the days immediately following the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School that killed seventeen people, filmmakers Emily Taguchi and Jake Lefferman began filming with students and families whose lives were forever altered"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC AFT

Thorpe, Judy

Summary: "With the tragic rise in school shootings in recent decades, gun control is increasingly becoming a matter on which children are qualified to weigh in. However, without an understanding of what gun control measures are being proposed and debated, it is impossible to formulate an informed opinion. Full-color photographs and engaging fact boxes augment the informative text, which aims to provide...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Points of View 363.33 Thorpe 2021

Hemenway, David

Summary: On an average day in the United States, guns are used to kill over ninety people and wound about three hundred more; yet such facts are accepted as a natural consequence of supposedly high American rates of violence. Private Guns, Public Health reveals the advantages of treating gun violence as a consumer safety and public health problem—an approach that emphasizes prevention over punishment...

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Publisher / Publication Date: University of Michigan Press 2017

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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

Grillo, Ioan

Summary: Presents a searing investigation into the role of the drug trade in the black market for firearms, both within the U.S. and across the U.S.-Mexican border.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2021

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 363.33 GRI

Summary: Student reporters from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, recall the attack on their school, describe recovery efforts and their classmates' part in the struggle for gun control, and discuss their roles as journalists.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 363 WE

Spitzer, Robert J.

Summary: In vast swathes of America, the sacredness of the Second Amendment has become a political third rail, never to be questioned. Gun rights supporters wear tri-cornered hats, wave the stars and stripes, and ask what would have happened if the revolutionaries had been unarmed when the British were coming. They have had great success in conflating unfettered gun ownership with the Founding Fathers,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 SPI

Cullen, David

Summary: Offers an account of the extraordinary teenage survivors of Parkland who became activists and pushed back against the NRA and Congressional leaders, inspiring millions of Americans to join their grassroots #neveragain movement.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.7 CUL

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.7 CUL

Hogg, David

Summary: "From two survivors of the Parkland, Florida, shooting comes a declaration for our times, and an in-depth look at the making of the #NeverAgain movement. On February 14, 2018, seventeen-year-old David Hogg and his fourteen-year-old sister, Lauren, went to school at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, like any normal Wednesday. That day, of course, the world changed. By the next morning, with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 HOG

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 363 HOG

Spaceship Media (Organization)

Summary: "Based on an article by Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters, the fascinating results of an important nationwide conversation about guns: Can complete strangers representing every point along the political divide engage in civil and productive discourse on the topic of gun control?"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tiller Press 2020

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Larson, Erik.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364.1523 LAR

Cobb, Charles E.

Summary: "Visiting Martin Luther King, Jr. at the peak of the civil rights movement, the journalist William Worthy almost sat on a loaded pistol. "Just for self-defense," King assured him. One of King's advisors remembered the reverend's home as "an arsenal." Like King, many nonviolent activists embraced their constitutional right to self-protection-yet this crucial dimension of the civil rights...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Perseus Books Group 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 COB

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