Gun Control, 1st Edition

  • Jennifer MacKay
  • Published By: Lucent Press (Rosen)
  • ISBN-10: 1420511009
  • ISBN-13: 9781420511000
  • DDC: 363.330973
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 10th Grade
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released April 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This book explores one of the most contested issues in American government and society today, that is, how much regulation the government should place on possession and use of firearms. Individual chapters will cover the history of gun control in the United States, the spectrum of opinions on firearms regulation, the meaning of the Second Amendment, arguments in favor of and those against tighter gun control, and various types of legistation being considered. Provides thorough and balanced information on an important political, social, cultural, or moral topic. Visually appealing presentations and compelling examples provide context and inspire critical thought about issues that affect students, their peers, and their community.

Features and Benefits

  • Carefully crafted narrative, fully documented primary and secondary source quotations, informative sidebars, and study questions all provide excellent starting points for research and discussion.
  • Full-color photographs, maps, and charts enhance volumes in this series.