The Gun Debate: An Encyclopedia of Gun Rights & Gun Control in the United States, 3rd Edition

  • Glenn Utter
  • Robert J. Spitzer
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  • ISBN-10: 1682171035
  • ISBN-13: 9781682171035
  • DDC: 363.330973
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 490 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released February 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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With public debate of gun violence at an all-time high, this new third edition of The Gun Debate: An Encyclopedia of Gun Control & Gun Rights is a must-have resource for all libraries. Updated and expanded coverage includes new entries on recent gun laws and legislation, coverage of mass shootings and gun incidents, plus new information from the groups who support gun rights, and those who support gun control in the United States.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Introductory Essay.
Chronology.
Guide to Selected Topics.
Other Frontmatter.
Topics.
A.
1: Aborn, Richard (1952– ).
2: Academics for the Second Amendment (A2A).
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 for Responsible Solutions.
18: Americans United for Safe Streets (AUSS).
19: Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.
20: Armijo v. Ex Cam, Inc. (1987).
21: Arming Women Against Rape and Endangerment (AWARE).
22: Assault Weapons Ban.
23: Aurora, Colorado Movie Theater Shooting, 2012.
24: Australia.
25: Aymette v. The State (1840).
26: Ayoob, Massad (1948– ).
B.
27: Background Checks.
28: Bailey v. United States (1996).
29: Barr, Bob (1948– ).
30: Barrett .50-Caliber Sniper Rifles.
31: Barrett v. United States (1976).
32: Barron v. Baltimore (1833).
33: Beecham v. United States (1994).
34: Beecher’s Bibles.
35: Bernethy v. Walt Failor’s Inc. (1978).
36: Binghamton, New York, Shooting (2009).
37: Black Codes.
38: Black Panther Party.
39: Black Talon Bullet.
40: Bliss v. Commonwealth (1822).
41: Bloomberg, Michael R. (1942– ).
42: Bowling for Columbine.
43: Boxer, Barbara (1940– ).
44: Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
45: Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.
46: Brady, James (1940–2014).
47: Brady, Sarah (1942–2015).
48: British American Security Information Council (BASIC).
49: Browning, John Moses (1855–1926).
50: Bryan v. United States (1998).
51: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF).
52: Bush, George W. (1946–).
53: Bush, George H. W. (1924– ).
C.
54: Canada.
55: Caron v. United States (1998).
56: Cases v. United States (1942).
57: The Castle Doctrine.
58: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV).
59: Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR).
60: Children’s Defense Fund (CDF).
61: Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA).
62: City of Las Vegas v. Moberg (1971).
63: City of Salina v. Blaksley (1905).
64: Civil Forfeiture.
65: Clinton, William Jefferson (Bill) (1946– ).
66: Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV).
67: Collectors.
68: Colorado Springs, Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting, 2015.
69: Colt, Samuel (1814–1862).
70: Commonwealth v. Davis (1976).
71: Concealed Carrying on College Campuses.
72: Concealed Carry Laws.
73: Concealed Weapons Detectors.
74: Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
75: Constitutional Accountability Center.
76: Consumer Product Safety.
77: Conyers, John (1929– ).
78: Cook, Philip J. (1946– ).
79: Cox, Christopher (Chris) W. (1978– ).
D.
80: Diaz, Tom (1940– ).
81: Dick Act.
82: Dickerson v. New Banner Institute, Inc. (1983).
83: District of Columbia v. Heller (2008).
84: Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO).
85: Dodd, Thomas J. (1907–1971).
86: Drive-By Shootings.
87: Dueling.
E.
88: Eddie Eagle.
89: Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church Shooting.
90: Empire State Building Shooting.
91: Everytown for Gun Safety.
F.
92: Farmer v. Higgins (1990).
93: Fatalities.
94: Federalist Papers.
95: Feinstein, Dianne (1933– ).
96: Feldman, Richard (1951– ).
97: Firearm Sentence Enhancement (FSE) Laws.
98: Firearms Coalition.
99: Firearms Owners Against Crime (FOAC).
100: Firearms Owners Protection Act (FOPA).
101: Fourteenth Amendment.
102: Fourth Amendment.
103: Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).
G.
104: Gang Violence and Guns.
105: German Firearms Laws, 1920s-1930s.
106: Gottlieb, Alan Merril (1947– ).
107: Gritz, James (Bo) (1939– ).
108: Gun Buyback Programs.
109: Gun Control Act of 1968.
110: Gun Culture.
111: Gun-Free Schools Act.
112: Gun Journal.
113: Gun Owners.
114: Gun Owners’ Action League (GOAL).
115: Gun Owners of America (GOA).
116: Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC).
117: Gun Show Loophole.
118: Gun Shows.
119: Gun Trafficking.
120: Gun Week (GW).
121: Gun World.
122: Guns and Ammo (G&A).
123: Guns Magazine (GM).
124: Gunshot Detection Technology (GDT).
H.
125: Halbrook, Stephen P. (1947– ).
126: Handguns Magazine.
127: Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC).
128: Harder, Chuck (1944– ).
129: Health Care Professionals.
130: Heartland Institute.
131: Helmke, W. Paul, Jr. (1948– ).
132: HELP Network.
133: Hemenway, David (1945– ).
134: Henigan, Dennis (1951– ).
135: Heston, Charlton (1924–2008).
136: Huddleston v. United States (1974).
137: Hunting Culture.
138: Hutaree Militia.
I.
139: Independence Institute.
140: Institute for Legislative Action (ILA), National Rifle Association.
141: Instrumentality Effect.
142: International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
143: International Brotherhood of Police Officers (IBPO).
144: International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA).
145: Israel.
146: Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA).
J.
147: Japan.
148: Jefferson, Thomas (1743–1826).
149: Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO).
150: John Birch Society (JBS).
151: Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research.
152: Jonesboro, Arkansas, School Shooting.
K.
153: Kates, Don B., Jr. (1941– ).
154: Kellermann, Arthur (1955– ).
155: Kelley v. R.G. Industries, Inc. (1983).
156: Kennesaw, Georgia.
157: Klanwatch Project.
158: Kleck, Gary (1950– ).
159: Knox, Neal (1935–2005).
160: Kopel, David B. (1960– ).
161: Ku Klux Klan.
L.
162: LaPierre, Wayne (1950– ).
163: Large Capacity Ammunition Magazines (LCAMs).
164: Lautenberg, Frank R. (1924–2013).
165: Lautenberg Amendment.
166: Law Enforcement Alliance of America (LEAA).
167: Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act.
168: Lawful Commerce in Arms Act of 2005 (PL 109-92; 119 Stat. 2095).
169: Lawyer’s Second Amendment Society (LSAS).
170: Legal Action Project (LAP).
171: Legal Community Against Violence (LCAV).
172: Lewis v. United States (1980).
173: Libertarian Party.
174: Littleton, Colorado, Columbine School Shooting.
175: Long Gun.
176: Lott, John R., Jr. (1958– ).
177: Ludwig, Jens Otto (1968– ).
Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Publisher’s Note.
Introductory Essay.
Chronology.
Guide to Selected Topics.
Other Frontmatter.
Topics.
A.
1: Aborn, Richard (1952– ).
2: Academics for the Second Amendment (A2A).
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 for Responsible Solutions.
18: Americans United for Safe Streets (AUSS).
19: Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act.
20: Armijo v. Ex Cam, Inc. (1987).
21: Arming Women Against Rape and Endangerment (AWARE).
22: Assault Weapons Ban.
23: Aurora, Colorado Movie Theater Shooting, 2012.
24: Australia.
25: Aymette v. The State (1840).
26: Ayoob, Massad (1948– ).
B.
27: Background Checks.
28: Bailey v. United States (1996).
29: Barr, Bob (1948– ).
30: Barrett .50-Caliber Sniper Rifles.
31: Barrett v. United States (1976).
32: Barron v. Baltimore (1833).
33: Beecham v. United States (1994).
34: Beecher’s Bibles.
35: Bernethy v. Walt Failor’s Inc. (1978).
36: Binghamton, New York, Shooting (2009).
37: Black Codes.
38: Black Panther Party.
39: Black Talon Bullet.
40: Bliss v. Commonwealth (1822).
41: Bloomberg, Michael R. (1942– ).
42: Bowling for Columbine.
43: Boxer, Barbara (1940– ).
44: Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
45: Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act.
46: Brady, James (1940–2014).
47: Brady, Sarah (1942–2015).
48: British American Security Information Council (BASIC).
49: Browning, John Moses (1855–1926).
50: Bryan v. United States (1998).
51: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF).
52: Bush, George W. (1946–).
53: Bush, George H. W. (1924– ).
C.
54: Canada.
55: Caron v. United States (1998).
56: Cases v. United States (1942).
57: The Castle Doctrine.
58: Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV).
59: Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR).
60: Children’s Defense Fund (CDF).
61: Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA).
62: City of Las Vegas v. Moberg (1971).
63: City of Salina v. Blaksley (1905).
64: Civil Forfeiture.
65: Clinton, William Jefferson (Bill) (1946– ).
66: Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV).
67: Collectors.
68: Colorado Springs, Colorado Planned Parenthood Shooting, 2015.
69: Colt, Samuel (1814–1862).
70: Commonwealth v. Davis (1976).
71: Concealed Carrying on College Campuses.
72: Concealed Carry Laws.
73: Concealed Weapons Detectors.
74: Congress of Racial Equality (CORE).
75: Constitutional Accountability Center.
76: Consumer Product Safety.
77: Conyers, John (1929– ).
78: Cook, Philip J. (1946– ).
79: Cox, Christopher (Chris) W. (1978– ).
D.
80: Diaz, Tom (1940– ).
81: Dick Act.
82: Dickerson v. New Banner Institute, Inc. (1983).
83: District of Columbia v. Heller (2008).
84: Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO).
85: Dodd, Thomas J. (1907–1971).
86: Drive-By Shootings.
87: Dueling.
E.
88: Eddie Eagle.
89: Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church Shooting.
90: Empire State Building Shooting.
91: Everytown for Gun Safety.
F.
92: Farmer v. Higgins (1990).
93: Fatalities.
94: Federalist Papers.
95: Feinstein, Dianne (1933– ).
96: Feldman, Richard (1951– ).
97: Firearm Sentence Enhancement (FSE) Laws.
98: Firearms Coalition.
99: Firearms Owners Against Crime (FOAC).
100: Firearms Owners Protection Act (FOPA).
101: Fourteenth Amendment.
102: Fourth Amendment.
103: Fraternal Order of Police (FOP).
G.
104: Gang Violence and Guns.
105: German Firearms Laws, 1920s-1930s.
106: Gottlieb, Alan Merril (1947– ).
107: Gritz, James (Bo) (1939– ).
108: Gun Buyback Programs.
109: Gun Control Act of 1968.
110: Gun Culture.
111: Gun-Free Schools Act.
112: Gun Journal.
113: Gun Owners.
114: Gun Owners’ Action League (GOAL).
115: Gun Owners of America (GOA).
116: Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC).
117: Gun Show Loophole.
118: Gun Shows.
119: Gun Trafficking.
120: Gun Week (GW).
121: Gun World.
122: Guns and Ammo (G&A).
123: Guns Magazine (GM).
124: Gunshot Detection Technology (GDT).
H.
125: Halbrook, Stephen P. (1947– ).
126: Handguns Magazine.
127: Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC).
128: Harder, Chuck (1944– ).
129: Health Care Professionals.
130: Heartland Institute.
131: Helmke, W. Paul, Jr. (1948– ).
132: HELP Network.
133: Hemenway, David (1945– ).
134: Henigan, Dennis (1951– ).
135: Heston, Charlton (1924–2008).
136: Huddleston v. United States (1974).
137: Hunting Culture.
138: Hutaree Militia.
I.
139: Independence Institute.
140: Institute for Legislative Action (ILA), National Rifle Association.
141: Instrumentality Effect.
142: International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP).
143: International Brotherhood of Police Officers (IBPO).
144: International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA).
145: Israel.
146: Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA).
J.
147: Japan.
148: Jefferson, Thomas (1743–1826).
149: Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO).
150: John Birch Society (JBS).
151: Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research.
152: Jonesboro, Arkansas, School Shooting.
K.
153: Kates, Don B., Jr. (1941– ).
154: Kellermann, Arthur (1955– ).
155: Kelley v. R.G. Industries, Inc. (1983).
156: Kennesaw, Georgia.
157: Klanwatch Project.
158: Kleck, Gary (1950– ).
159: Knox, Neal (1935–2005).
160: Kopel, David B. (1960– ).
161: Ku Klux Klan.
L.
162: LaPierre, Wayne (1950– ).
163: Large Capacity Ammunition Magazines (LCAMs).
164: Lautenberg, Frank R. (1924–2013).
165: Lautenberg Amendment.
166: Law Enforcement Alliance of America (LEAA).
167: Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act.
168: Lawful Commerce in Arms Act of 2005 (PL 109-92; 119 Stat. 2095).
169: Lawyer’s Second Amendment Society (LSAS).
170: Legal Action Project (LAP).
171: Legal Community Against Violence (LCAV).
172: Lewis v. United States (1980).
173: Libertarian Party.
174: Littleton, Colorado, Columbine School Shooting.
175: Long Gun.
176: Lott, John R., Jr. (1958– ).
177: Ludwig, Jens Otto (1968– ).