Guns: Conceal and Carry

Guns: Conceal and Carry

by Anne C. Cunningham


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Greenhaven Publishing's At Issue series provides a wide range of opinions on individual social issues. Each volume focuses on a specific issue and offers a variety of perspectives-eyewitness accounts, governmental views, scientific analysis, newspaper and magazine accounts, and many more-to illuminate the issue. Extensive bibliographies and annotated lists of relevant organizations point to sources for further research. Enhancing critical thinking skills, each At Issue volume is an excellent research tool to help readers understand current social issues and prepare reports.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781534500624
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 08/15/2017
Series: At Issue Series: Civil Liberties
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,066,101
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 7

1 Guns Will Affect Classroom Interactions Jonathan M. Metzl 11

2 Concealed Weapons Should Be Allowed On Campus Michael Newbern 17

3 Guns In School Do Not Prevent Crime Evan DeFilippis 28

4 Concealed Weapons Deter Crime John R. Lott, Jr. 38

5 Guns Will Change the Character of Higher Education Steven J. Friesen 57

6 Firearm Self Defense Legality Lauren Baldwin 64

7 Concealed Carry Prevents Shootings: Crime Prevention Research Center 69

8 Should Applicants Provide Reasons for Wanting a Concealed Weapon? Joseph Blocher 81

9 Background Checks And Mental Illness: Facts and Myths Denise-Marie Ordway 87

10 Balancing Gun Rights And Public Safety On Campus Thomas L. Harnisch 96

11 Students May Threaten Professors for Better Grades Jessica Smartt Gullion 107

12 More Gun Availability Means More Crime Irshad Altheimer 111

13 Explaining Mass Shootings John Wihbey 121

14 We Should Be More Skeptical About Gun Control David B. Kopel 136

15 Fear Is a Threat to Learning Jeffrey Alan Lockwood 182

Organizations to Contact 186

Bibliography 190

Index 192

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