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The gun control movement

by Gregg Lee Carter

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Prentice Hall International in New York, London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Gun control -- United States -- History.,
    • Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States -- History.,
    • Firearms -- Social aspects -- United States.,
    • Social movements -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-157) and index.

      StatementGregg Lee Carter.
      SeriesSocial movements past and present
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV7436 .C37 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 166 p. ;
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL660958M
      ISBN 100805738851
      LC Control Number97006371

        The gun-control laws of the late s, designed to restrict the use of guns by urban black leftist radicals, fueled the rise of the present-day gun-rights movement—one that, in an ironic reversal, is predominantly white, rural, and politically conservative.   Shannon Watts says the gun control movement is finally outmaneuvering the NRA "It has been David versus Goliath but we are getting there," says the founder of Moms Demand Action. Kay Wicker Twitter , am.

        The revived gun-control movement needs to find ways to continue with a sense of urgency, claim partial victories and navigate a long road forward. Disarmed: The Missing Movement for Gun Control in America. My Scholars Strategy Network brief on the book is here. From the Publisher: More than any other advanced industrial democracy, the United States is besieged by firearms violence. Each year, s people die by gunfire.

      The firearm-related death rate also showed a steady increase from , rising from in to per , in These statistics have inspired efforts at the federal and state levels to enact gun control legislation to reduce crime and violence. Supporters of gun control seek tighter restrictions on the sale and circulation of.   An academic book filled with statistics rarely encapsulates the zeitgeist of a movement so perfectly. “ The Gunning of America: Business and the Making of American Gun .


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Constitution, which reads, “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.” In keeping with the first clause of.The group now known as the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence was once known as Handgun Control Inc.; a book by the executive director of the Violence Policy Center was entitled Every.