Alters, Sandra.

Gun control : restricting rights or protecting people? / Sandra M. Alters. - 2007 ed. - Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2007. - 1 online resource (viii, 148 p.) : ill. - Information Plus reference series Gale virtual reference library .

"ISSN 1534-1909." "Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The history of the right to bear arms -- How many guns are there, and who owns them? -- Firearm laws, regulations, and ordinances -- Court rulings on firearms -- Firearms and crime -- Gun-related injuries and fatalities -- Guns and youth -- Public attitudes toward gun control -- There should be stricter gun control laws -- There should not be stricter gun control laws.

Explores various aspects of gun control in the United States. Includes information on firearms laws, firearms and crimes, guns and youth, public attitudes toward gun control, and gun control laws.

9781414428741 (electronic book) 141442874X (electronic book)

Gun control--United States.
Gun control--United States--Statistics.
Gun control--History.--United States
Firearms ownership--United States.
Firearms--Law and legislation--United States.
Firearms and crime--United States.
Gunshot wounds--United States--Statistics.
Gun control--Public opinion.--United States
Youth and violence.

HV7436 / .A48 2007