Gun Control in the USA

Certainly one of the most contentious issues of today, the conflict over US citizens' right to bear arms needs rational analysis and level-headed policy recommendations more than anything else. These summaries try to give you just that.


The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America

Adam Winkler

W.W. Norton, 2013

More Guns Do Not Stop More Crimes, Evidence Shows
More firearms do not keep people safe, hard numbers show. Why do so many Americans believe the opposite?

Melinda Wenner Moyer

Scientific American, 2017

America’s Gun Fantasy
Three percent of the nation owns half the firearms—to prepare for an ultraviolent showdown that exists only in their imagination.

Kurt Andersen

Slate, 2017

This is how we save lives from gun violence

Robert Gebelhoff

The Washington Post, 2018

How Changes in the Gun Industry Are Killing Americans, and What It Will Take to Stop It

Tom Diaz

The New Press, 2013


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