Encyclopedia of Gun Control & Gun Rights

Editor: Grey House Publishing
Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Grey House Publishing

ISBN: 978-1-59237-672-8
Category: Social Sciences - Criminology & Law
Image Count: 57
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With public perception of gun violence at an all-time high, this second edition of Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights is a must-have resource for all libraries.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introductory Essay
  • Chronology
  • Guide to Selected Topics
  • Acknowledgements
  • Encyclopedia of Gun Control and Gun Rights: A to Z Entries
  • Aborn, Richard (1952-)
  • Academics for the Second Amendment (ASA)
  • Accidents Involving Guns
  • African Americans and Guns
  • AK-47
  • Aliens
  • Amendment II Democrats
  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
  • American Firearms Institute (AFI)
  • American Jewish Congress (AJC)
  • American Revolution
  • American Rifleman
  • American Shooting Sports Council (ASSC)
  • Americans for Democratic Action (ADA)
  • Americans United for Safe Streets (AUSS)
  • Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act
  • Armijo v. Ex Cam, Inc., (1987)
  • Arming Women Against Rape and Endangerment (AWARE)
  • Assault Weapons Ban
  • Australia
  • Aymette v. The State (1840)
  • Ayoob, Massad (1948-)
  • Background Checks
  • Bailey v. United States (1996)
  • Barr, Bob (1948-)
  • Barrett .50-Caliber Sniper Rifles
  • Barrett v. United States (1976)
  • Barron v. Baltimore (1833)
  • Beecham v. United States (1994)
  • Beecher's Bibles
  • Bernethy v. Walt Failor's Inc. (1978)
  • Binghamton, New York, Shooting (2009)
  • Black Codes
  • Black Panther Party
  • Black Talon Bullet
  • Bliss v. Commonwealth (1822)
  • Bowling for Columbine
  • Boxer, Barbara (1940-)
  • Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence
  • Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act
  • Brady, James (1940-)
  • Brady, Sarah (1942-)
  • Britain
  • British American Security Information Council (BASIC)
  • Browning, John Moses (1855-1926)
  • Bryan v. United States (1998)
  • Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF)
  • Bush, George H. W., (1924-)
  • Canada
  • Caron v. United States (1998)
  • Cases v. United States (1942)
  • Center for the Study and Prevention of Violence (CSPV)
  • Center to Prevent Handgun Violence (CPHV)
  • Central Conference of American Rabbis (CCAR)
  • Children's Defense Fund (CDF)
  • Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms (CCRKBA)
  • City of Las Vegas v. Moberg(1971)
  • City of Salina v. Blaksley (1905)
  • Civil Forfeiture
  • Clinton, William Jefferson (Bill) (1946-)
  • Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV)
  • Collectors
  • Colt, Samuel (1814-1862)
  • Commonwealth v. Davis (1976)
  • Concealed Carry Laws
  • Concealed Weapons Detectors
  • Congress of Racial Equality(CORE)
  • Constitutional Accountability Center
  • Consumer Product Safety
  • Conyers, John (1929-)
  • Cook, Philip J., (1946-)
  • Cox, Christopher (Chris) W. (1978-)
  • Dick Act
  • Dickerson v. New Banner Institute, Inc. (1983)
  • District of Columbia v. Heller (2008)
  • Doctors for Responsible Gun Ownership (DRGO)
  • Dodd, Thomas J., (1907-1971)
  • Drive-By Shootings
  • Dueling
  • Eddie Eagle
  • Educational Fund to Stop Gun Violence
  • Empire State Building Shooting
  • Farmer v. Higgins (1990)
  • Fatalities
  • Federal Firearms Act of 1938
  • Federalist Papers
  • Feinstein, Dianne (1933-)
  • Firearm Sentence Enhancement (FSE) Laws
  • Firearms Coalition
  • Firearms Owners Against Crime (FOAC)
  • Firearms Owners Protection Act (FOPA)
  • Fourteenth Amendment
  • Fourth Amendment
  • Fraternal Order of Police (FOP)
  • Gottlieb, Alan Merril (1947-)
  • Gritz, James (Bo) (1939-)
  • Gun Buyback Programs
  • Gun Control Act of 1968
  • Gun Culture
  • Gun-Free Schools Act
  • Gun Journal
  • Gun Owners
  • Gun Owners’ Action League (GOAL)
  • Gun Owners of America (GOA)
  • Gun Rights Policy Conference (GRPC)
  • Gun Show Loophole
  • Gun Shows
  • Gun Week (GW)
  • Gun World
  • Guns and Ammo (G&A)
  • Guns Magazine (GM)
  • Gunshot Detection Technology (GDT)
  • Halbrook, Stephen P. (1947-)
  • Handgun Control, Inc. (HCI)
  • Handguns Magazine
  • Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center (HIPRC)
  • Harder, Chuck (1944-)
  • Health Care Professionals
  • Heartland Institute
  • Helmke, W. Paul Jr. (1948-)
  • HELP Network
  • Hemenway, David (1945-)
  • Henigan, Dennis (1951-)
  • Heston, Charlton (1924-2008)
  • Huddleston v. United States (1974)
  • Hutaree Militia
  • Independence Institute
  • Institute for Legislative Action (ILA), National Rifle Association
  • Instrumentality Effect
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)
  • International Brotherhood of Police Officers (IBPO)
  • International Defensive Pistol Association (IDPA)
  • Israel
  • Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA)
  • Japan
  • Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)
  • Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership (JPFO)
  • John Birch Society (JBS)
  • Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research
  • Jonesboro, Arkansas, School Shooting
  • Kates, Don B. Jr. (1941-)
  • Kellermann, Arthur (1955-)
  • Kelley v. R.G. Industries, Inc. (1983)
  • Kennesaw, Georgia
  • Klanwatch Project
  • Kleck, Gary (1950-)
  • Knox, Neal (1935-2005)
  • Kopel, David B. (1960-)
  • Ku Klux Klan
  • LaPierre, Wayne (1950-)
  • Lautenberg, Frank R. (1924-)
  • Lautenberg Amendment
  • Law Enforcement Alliance of America (LEAA)
  • Law Enforcement Officers Protection Act
  • Lawyer's Second Amendment Society (LSAS)
  • Legal Action Project (LAP)
  • Legal Community Against Violence (LCAV)
  • Lewis v. United States (1980)
  • Libertarian Party
  • Littleton, Colorado, Columbine School Shooting
  • Long Gun
  • Lott, John R. Jr. (1958-)
  • Ludwig, Jens Otto (1968-)
  • Mailing of Firearms Act (MFA)
  • Maryland One-Gun-Per-Month Law
  • Maryland v. United States (1965)
  • Massachusetts Gun Violence Prevention Law
  • Mayors Against Illegal Guns
  • McCarthy, Carolyn Cook (1944-)
  • McClure, James Albertas (1924-2011)
  • McCollum, William (Bill) (1944-)
  • McDonald v. Chicago (2010)
  • Media Violence
  • Mennonite Central Committee (MCC)
  • Metaksa, Tanya K. (1936-)
  • Mexico
  • Michigan Militia (MM)
  • Militia Act of 1792
  • Militia of Montana (MOM)
  • Militia Watchdog
  • Miller v. Texas (1894)
  • Million Mom March
  • Minutemen, Modern
  • Minutemen, Revolutionary
  • Morton Grove, Illinois
  • Mothers Against Violence in America (MAVIA)
  • Muscarello v. United States (1998)
  • National Association of Federally Licensed Firearms Dealers (NAFLFD)
  • National Association of Police Organizations (NAPO)
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
  • National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC)
  • National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA)
  • National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC)
  • National Education Association (NEA)
  • National Firearms Act of 1934
  • National Firearms Association (NFA) of Canada
  • National Instant Check System (NICS)
  • National Muzzle Loading Rifle Association (NMLRA)
  • National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE)
  • National Parks Gun Policy
  • National Rifle Association (NRA)
  • National SAFE KIDS Campaign
  • National School Safety Center (NSSC)
  • National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF)
  • National Tracing Center (NTC)
  • Native Americans
  • Ninth Amendment
  • Northern Illinois University Shooting
  • Nunn v. Georgia (1846)
  • Obama, Barack H. (1961-)
  • Oklahoma City Bombing
  • Open Carry Movement
  • Pacific Center for Violence Prevention (PCVP)
  • Paladin Press
  • Palin, Sarah Louise Heath (1964-)
  • Paul, Ron (1935-)
  • Paul Revere Network (PRN)
  • PAX
  • Perpich v. Department of Defense (1990)
  • Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR)
  • Police Executive Research Forum (PERF)
  • Potomac Institute
  • Pratt, Larry (1942-)
  • Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (PCUSA)
  • Presser v. Illinois (1886)
  • Printz v. United States (1997)
  • Product Liability Lawsuits
  • Project Exile
  • Project Lifeline
  • The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act of 2005
  • Quilici v. Village of Morton Grove (1982)
  • Reagan, Ronald (1911-2004)
  • Remington, Eliphalet II (1793-1861)
  • Reno, Janet (1938-)
  • Roberti-Roos Assault Weapons Act
  • Ruby Ridge
  • Ruger, William Batterman (Bill) (1916-2002)
  • Russia
  • Safe Range Association (SafeRange)
  • Safety for Women and Responsible Motherhood (SWARM)
  • Saturday Night Special
  • Sawed-Off Shotgun
  • Schools and Guns
  • Schubert v. DeBard (1980)
  • Schumer, Charles E. (1950-)
  • Scott v. Sanford (1857)
  • Second Amendment
  • Second Amendment Committee (SAC)
  • Second Amendment Foundation (SAF)
  • Second Amendment Foundation v. City of Renton (1983)
  • Second Amendment Sisters
  • Self-Defense
  • Shotgun News
  • Sklar v. Byrne (1984)
  • Small Arms Review
  • Smart Guns
  • Smith and Wesson
  • Smith v. United States (1993)
  • Soldier of Fortune
  • Sonzinsky v. United States (1937)
  • Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI)
  • Sporting Purposes Test
  • Staples v. United States (1994)
  • State Firearms Preemption Laws
  • State v. Boyce (1983)
  • State v. Kerner (1921)
  • State v. Kessler (1980)
  • State v. Rosenthal (1903)
  • Stevens v. United States (1971)
  • Stockton, California, Shooting
  • Stop Handgun Violence (SHV)
  • Straw Purchases
  • Student Pledge Against Gun Violence
  • Sugarmann, Josh (1960-)
  • Suicide
  • Sullivan Law
  • Survivalism
  • Switzerland
  • Taggants
  • Texas Tower Shooting
  • Third Way
  • Thompson, Linda (1952-)
  • Tiahrt Amendment
  • Tommy Gun
  • Trigger Locks
  • Tucson, Arizona, Shooting
  • The Turner Diaries
  • Undetectable Firearms Act
  • United Kingdom
  • United Nations (UN)
  • United States Conference of Mayors (USCM)
  • United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA)
  • United States v. Cruikshank (1876)
  • United States v. Emerson (2001)
  • United States v. Freed (1971)
  • United States v. Lopez (1995)
  • United States v. Miller (1939)
  • United States v. One Assortment of 89 Firearms (1984)
  • United States v. Powell (1975)
  • United States v. Rene Martin Verdugo-Urquidez (1990)
  • United States v. Tot (1942)
  • United States v. Warin (1976)
  • United States-Mexico Gun Trade
  • Violence Policy Center (VPC)
  • Violence Prevention Research Program (VPRP)
  • Violent Crime Rate
  • Virginia Tech Shooting
  • Volkmer, Harold Lee (1931-)
  • Waco, Texas, Raid
  • Washington, D.C.
  • Whitney, Eli (1765-1825)
  • Winchester, Oliver Fisher (1810-1880)
  • Wintemute, Garen J. (1951-)
  • Women Against Gun Control (WAGC)
  • Women and Guns
  • Women and Guns Magazine
  • Women's Firearm Network (WFN)
  • Youth and Guns
  • Youth Crime Gun Interdiction Initiative (YCGII)
  • Zimring, Franklin E. (1942-)
  • Primary Documents
  • The Federalist Papers 24 and 25, 1787
  • Second Amendment Debate Excerpts from the U.S. House of Representatives, 1789
  • The Uniform Militia Act of 1792
  • Presser v. Illinois, 1886
  • The Militia Act of 1903
  • The National Firearms Act of 1934
  • U.S. v. Miller, 1939
  • The Nobel Uses of Firearms, by Alan Korwin, 2001
  • The Last Refuge for Hate: Gun Hate, by Alan Korwin, 2005
  • The United Nations and Gun Control, by Marjorie Ann Brown, 2005
  • The Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act of 2005
  • Virginia Tech Tragedy: Analysis of the NICS Improvement Act of 2007
  • Letter to Acting Secretary Gordon Mansfield from Senator Tom Coburn, 2007
  • The Tiahrt Amendments, 2007
  • Who Will Face Down the Gun Lobby?, by E. J. Dionne, Jr. Washington Post National Weekly Edition April 27-May 3, 2009
  • Beyond the NRA's Absolutism, by E. J. Dionne, Jr. W. Washington Post National Weekly Edition December 21, 2009-January 3, 2010
  • The Supreme Court and Guns: Case for a Scythe?, by Will George Houston Chronicle March 7, 2010
  • Resolution in Support of the Collective Agreement on Gun Violence U.S. Conference of Mayors, June 11-14, 2010
  • On Handguns and the Law, by Stephen Breyer New York Review of Books August 19, 2010
  • ATF Shoots Own Foot-While in Mouth!, by Jeff Knox Shotgun News November 22, 2010
  • Industry Pressure Hides Traces, Protects Dealers From Public Scrutiny, by James V. Grimaldi and Sari Horwitz Washington Post October 24, 2010
  • Musings on Self-Defense, by Karen MacNutt Women and Guns January 2011
  • BATFE Requests Emergency Powers, by Ben Sobieck Gun Digest January 6, 2011
  • The Real Lessons of the Gabrielle Giffords Tragedy by Wayne Allyn, Root January 13, 2011
  • Violent Right-Wing Talk Helps Block Sane Gun Laws, by E. J. Dionne, Jr. Houston Chronicle January 13, 2011
  • Magazine Ban, Gun Show Ban and Even a Gun Ownership Ban Gun Owners of America, February 2011
  • Appendix 1: State Constitutional Gun Rights Provisions
  • Appendix 2: Compendium of State Laws Governing Firearms
  • Appendix 3: List of Organizations
  • Bibliography