The Politics of Gun Control

Synopsis

Explains gun control issues, analyzing the meaning, intent, and interpretation of the Second Amendment and reviewing the contending claims of forces on both sides of the debate. Recounts histories and missions of major organizations, and looks into the roles played by political parties, Congress, and the federal bureaucracy. This second edition incorporates recent issues such as schoolyard shootings and militia groups. For scholars, students, and journalists. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Additional information

Contributors:
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • New York
Publication year:
  • 1998
Edition:
  • 2nd