Why Do (Some) Americans Love Their Guns? Questions and Answers from Both Sides


Michael R. Weisser – Belcherton, MA, USA

Series: Safety and Risk in Society
BISAC: LAW018000; LAW026000
DOI: 10.52305/RQOA7082

This book covers how both gun rights and gun control organizations explain and justify their respective positions on the ownership and use of guns in American society. It combines media sources, primary (previously unpublished) research by the author, personal experiences and organizational activities to create a balanced and comprehensive approach to a serious and continuous public debate.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Do We Need Guns?

Chapter 2. Does Training Make a Gun ‘Safe?’

Chapter 3. How Do We Regulate the Regulators?

Chapter 4. Everyone Knows That Poverty and Violence Co-Exist

Chapter 5. Is Gun Violence a Threat to Public Health?

Chapter 6. I Have a ‘Right’ to Own a Gun

Chapter 7. Mass Shootings: What They Are and What They Ain’t

Chapter 8. Is There an Anti-Gun Culture in America?

Conclusion. What Needs to Be Done?



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