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Gerber, Larry

Summary: Looks at the Second Amendment to the U.S. constitution, examining the state of the world before it was passed, how it came to be passed, how the right to bear arms has been handled over the years, and the current controversy over gun regulation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen Central 2011

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

Amar, Akhil Reed

Summary: "From Illinois to Alabama, and from Florida to Utah, our laws and legal debates arise from distinctive local settings within our vast and varied nation. As the renowned scholar Akhil Amar explains, Abraham Lincoln's argument against the legality of succession can be traced to his Midwestern upbringing, just as a close look at the Florida legislature and state Supreme Court reveals the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books, A Member of the Perseus Books Group 2015

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

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Melville House 2020

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

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...

Format: text

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

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

Lichtman, Allan J.

Summary: "A radical case for the repeal of the 2nd Amendment as the only way to control gun violence in America There's an average of one mass shooting per day in the United States. Given the ineffectiveness of the gun control lobby, it's time for a strategy with spine. In Repeal the Second Amendment, Allan J. Lichtman has written the first book that uses history, legal theory and up-to-the-minute data...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2020

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.7305 LIC

Waldman, Michael

Summary: "By the president of the prestigious Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law, the life story of the most controversial, volatile, misunderstood provision of the Bill of Rights. At a time of renewed debate over guns in America, what does the Second Amendment mean? This book looks at history to provide some surprising, illuminating answers. The Amendment was written to calm public fear...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.7305 WAL

Summary: Ratified in 1791, the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution states: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." Is this right to bear arms broad and absolute? Or is it subject to limits and regulation? Is it primarily about self-defense or anachronistic ideas of collective defense through...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2013

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Adams, Les.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Skyhorse Pub. 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.73 ADA

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