eBook Encyclopedia Of Gun Control & Gun Rights, 2nd Edition

  • Glenn H. Utter
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  • ISBN-10: 1592376738
  • ISBN-13: 9781592376735
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 550 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2011 | Published/Released January 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2011
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Overview

With public perception of gun violence at an all-time high, this second edition of Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights is a must-have resource for all libraries. Providing 300-plus entries of in-depth coverage, this encyclopedia is exceptional for its balanced and unbiased approach to this controversial issue. Combining the history of this important issue with current events and current viewpoints, this second edition will be an important addition to public, university and high school libraries.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Preface.
Introductory Essay.
Chronology.
Guide to Selected Topics.
Acknowledgements.
1: Aborn, Richard (1952– ).
2: Academics for the Second Amendment (ASA).
3: Accidents Involving Guns.
4: African Americans and Guns.
5: AK-47.
6: Aliens.
7: Amendment II Democrats.
8: American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
9: American Bar Association (ABA).
10: American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).
11: American Firearms Institute (AFI).
12: American Jewish Congress (AJC).
13: American Revolution.
14: American Rifleman.
15: American Shooting Sports Council (ASSC).
16: Americans for Democratic Action (ADA).
17: Americans United for Safe Streets (AUSS).
18: Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.
19: Armijo v. Ex Cam, Inc. (1987).
20: Arming Women Against Rape and Endangerment (AWARE).
21: Assault Weapons Ban.
22: Australia.
23: Aymette v. The State (1840).
24: Ayoob, Massad (1948– ).
25: Background Checks.
26: Bailey v. United States (1996).
27: Barr, Bob (1948– ).
28: Barrett .50-Caliber Sniper Rifles.
29: Barrett v. United States (1976).
30: Barron v. Baltimore (1833).
31: Beecham v. United States (1994).
32: Beecher's Bibles.
33: Bernethy v. Walt Failor's Inc. (1978).
34: Binghamton, New York, Shooting (2009).
35: Black Codes.
36: Black Panther Party.
37: Black Talon Bullet.
38: Bliss v. Commonwealth (1822).
39: Bowling for Columbine.
40: Boxer, Barbara (1940– ).
41: Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
42: Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.
43: Brady, James (1940– ).
44: Brady, Sarah (1942– ).
45: British American Security Information Council (BASIC).
46: Browning, John Moses (1855–1926).
47: Bryan v. United States (1998).
48: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF).
49: Bush, George H. W. (1924– ).
50: Canada.
51: Caron v. United States (1998).
52: Cases v. United States (1942).
53: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV).
54: Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR).
55: Children's Defense Fund (CDF).
56: Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA).
57: City of Las Vegas v. Moberg (1971).
58: City of Salina v. Blaksley (1905).
59: Civil Forfeiture.
60: Clinton, William Jefferson (Bill) (1946– ).
61: Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV).
62: Collectors.
63: Colt, Samuel (1814–1862).
64: Commonwealth v. Davis (1976).
65: Concealed Carry Laws.
66: Concealed Weapons Detectors.
67: Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
68: Constitutional Accountability Center.
69: Consumer Product Safety.
70: Conyers, John (1929– ).
71: Cook, Philip J. (1946– ).
72: Cox, Christopher (Chris) W. (1978– ).
73: Dick Act.
74: Dickerson v. New Banner Institute, Inc. (1983).
75: District of Columbia v. Heller (2008).
76: Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO).
77: Dodd, Thomas J. (1907–1971).
78: Drive-by Shootings.
79: Dueling.
80: Eddie Eagle.
81: Empire State Building Shooting.
82: Farmer v. Higgins (1990).
83: Fatalities.
84: Federal Firearms Act of 1938.
85: Federalist Papers.
86: Feinstein, Dianne (1933– ).
87: Firearm Sentence Enhancement (FSE) Laws.
88: Firearms Coalition.
89: Firearms Owners Against Crime (FOAC).
90: Firearms Owners Protection Act (FOPA).
91: Fourteenth Amendment.
92: Fourth Amendment.
93: Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).
94: Gottlieb, Alan Merril (1947– ).
95: Gritz, James (Bo) (1939– ).
96: Gun Buyback Programs.
97: Gun Control Act of 1968.
98: Gun Culture.
99: Gun-Free Schools Act.
100: Gun Journal.
101: Gun Owners.
102: Gun Owners' Action League (GOAL).
103: Gun Owners of America (GOA).
104: Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC).
105: Gun Show Loophole.
106: Gun Shows.
107: Gun Week (GW).
108: Gun World.
109: Guns and Ammo (G&A).
110: Guns Magazine (GM).
111: Gunshot Detection Technology (GDT).
112: Halbrook, Stephen P. (1947– ).
113: Handguns Magazine.
114: Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC).
115: Harder, Chuck (1944– ).
116: Health Care Professionals.
117: Heartland Institute.
118: Helmke, W. Paul, Jr. (1948– ).
119: HELP Network.
120: Hemenway, David (1945– ).
121: Henigan, Dennis (1951– ).
122: Heston, Charlton (1924–2008).
123: Huddleston v. United States (1974).
124: Hutaree Militia.
125: Independence Institute.
126: Institute for Legislative Action (ILA), National Rifle Association.
127: Instrumentality Effect.
128: International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
129: International Brotherhood of Police Officers (IBPO).
130: International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA).
131: Israel.
132: Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA).
133: Japan.
134: Jefferson, Thomas (1743–1826).
135: Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO).
136: John Birch Society (JBS).
137: Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research.
138: Jonesboro, Arkansas, School Shooting.
139: Kates, Don B., Jr. (1941– ).
140: Kellermann, Arthur (1955– ).
141: Kelley v. R.G. Industries, Inc. (1983).
142: Kennesaw, Georgia.
143: Klanwatch Project.
144: Kleck, Gary (1950– ).
145: Knox, Neal (1935–2005).
146: Kopel, David B. (1960– ).
147: Ku Klux Klan.
148: LaPierre, Wayne (1950– ).
149: Lautenberg, Frank R. (1924– ).
150: Lautenberg Amendment.
151: Law Enforcement Alliance of America (LEAA).
152: Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act.
153: Lawyer's Second Amendment Society (LSAS).
154: Legal Action Project (LAP).
155: Legal Community Against Violence (LCAV).
156: Lewis v. United States (1980).
157: Libertarian Party.
158: Littleton, Colorado, Columbine School Shooting.
159: Long Gun.
160: Lott, John R., Jr. (1958– ).
161: Ludwig, Jens Otto (1968– ).
162: Mailing of Firearms Act (MFA).
163: Maryland One-Gun-per-Month Law.
164: Maryland v. United States (1965).
165: Massachusetts Gun Violence Prevention Law.
166: Mayors Against Illegal Guns.
167: McCarthy, Carolyn Cook (1944– ).
168: McClure, James Albertas (1924–2011).
169: McCollum, William (Bill) (1944– ).
170: McDonald v. Chicago (2010).
171: Media Violence.
172: Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).
173: Metaksa, Tanya K. (1936– ).
174: Mexico.
175: Michigan Militia (MM).
176: Militia Act of 1792.
177: Militia of Montana (MOM).
178: Militia Watchdog.
179: Miller v. Texas (1894).
180: Million Mom March.
181: Minutemen, Modern.
182: Minutemen, Revolutionary.
183: Morton Grove, Illinois.
184: Mothers Against Violence in America (MAVIA).
185: Muscarello v. United States (1998).
186: National Association of Federally Licensed Firearms Dealers (NAFLFD).
187: National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO).
188: National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
189: National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC).
190: National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).