(see also Gun Control, Arms Trade, Domestic Terrorism, Youth Violence)
Why More Senior Citizens Are Carrying Guns. Tim Vanderpool, Christian Science Monitor (1/6/04).
Voting from the Rooftops. Violence Policy Center (2001). Use of lax American gun laws by terrorists.
Does the Gun Pull the Trigger? Automatic Priming Effects of Weapon Pictures & Weapon Names. C.A. Anderson & Others, Psychological Science 9 (1998).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms (US Dept. of the Treasury)
GunCite. Lays out arguments against gun control.
In the Library: Articles
Blumstein, A. & D. Cork. "Linking gun availability to youth gun violence," Law & Contemporary Problems 59,1 (win 96):5-24.
Dreyfuss, Robert. "The NRA wants you." Nation (5/29/00):11-18.
Granados, Oriana Zill de. "Selling guns at the box office," Christian Science Monitor (10/6/03):9.
Kennedy, D.M.; A.M. Piehl & A.A. Braga. "Youth violence in Boston: gun markets, serious youth offenders, & a use-reduction strategy," Law & Contemporary Problems 59,1 (win 96):147-96.
Knickerbocker, Brad. "Pistol-packin' citizens patrol Western parks," Christian Science Monitor (10/2/03):3.
__________. Biggest terror threat is from small arms,” Christian Science Monitor (12/4/02):2.
Richey, Warren. "Iraq's other disarmament challenge: small arms," Christian Science Monitor (5/2/03):3.
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Anderson, Jack. Inside the NRA: Armed & Dangerous, an Expose (Beverly Hills: Dove, 1996).
Bogus, Carl T. (ed.) The Second Amendment in Law & History: Historians & Constitutional Scholars on the Right to Bear Arms (NY: New Press, 2002).
Bellesiles, Michael A. (ed.) Lethal Imagination: Violence & Brutality in American History (NY: NYU, 1999).
__________. Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture (NY: Knopf, 2000).
Bijlefeld, Marjolijn. People For & Against Gun Control: A Biographical Reference (Westport CT: Greenwood, 1999).
Bloomgarden, Henry S. The Gun: A "Biography" of the Gun that Killed John F. Kennedy (NY: Grossman, 1975).
Boutwell, Jeffrey & Michael T. Klare. Light Weapons & Civil Conflict: Controlling the Tools of Violence (Lanham MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999).
Canada, Geoffrey. Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence in America (Boston: Beacon, 1995).
Cook, Philip J. & Jens Ludwig. Gun Violence: The Real Costs (NY: Oxford, 2000).
Cornell, Saul. A Well-Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers & the Origins of Gun Control in America (NY: Oxford, 2006).
Curtis, Glenn E. & Tara Karacan. The Nexus among Terrorists, Narcotics Traffickers, Weapons Proliferators & Organized Crime Networks in Western Europe (Washington: Federal Research Division, Library of Congress, 2002).
De Conde, Alexander. Gun Violence in America. The Struggle for Control (Boston: Northeastern U, 2001).
Eductional Fund to End Handgun Violence & New Right Watch. Assault Weapons & Accessories in America (Washington, 1988).
Gilligan, James. Violence. Reflections on a National Epidemic (NY, 1996).
Goldberg, Julie H. & William Schwabe. How Youthful Offenders Perceive Gun Violence (Santa Monica CA: RAND, 1999).
Hartung, William D. And Weapons for All (NY: Harper Collins, 1994). The institutionalization of US arms trade since the Nixon doctrine, & its implications for US society & the world.
__________. Corporate Welfare for Weapons Makers: The Hidden Costs of Spending on Defense & Foreign Aid (Washington: Cato Institute, 1999).
Larson, Erik. Lethal Passage: How the Travels of Single Handgun Expose the Roots of America’s Gun Crisis (NY: Crown, 1994)
Lumpe, Lora (ed.) Running Guns: The Global Black Market in Small Arms (London: Zed, 2000).
Sherrill, Robert. The Saturday Night Special, & Other Guns with which Americans Won the West, Protected Bootleg Franchises, Slew Wildlife, Robbed Countless Banks, Shot Husbands Purposely & By Mistake, & Killed Presidents -- Together with the Debate Over Continuing Same (NY: Charterhouse, 1973).
Slotkin, Richard. Gunfighter Nation: The Myth of the Frontier in 20th-Century America (NY: Harper Perennial, 1992).
Ulviller, H. Richard & William G. Merkel. The Militia & the Right to Arms, or, How the Second Amendment Fell Silent (Durham NC: Duke, 2002).
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"Bowling for Columbine" , dir. Michael Moore.
"Gun Violence: A Consumer Safety Issue" , by Physicians for Social Responsibility.
"Gun Violence: A Growing Threat to Health & Safety" , by Physicians for Social Responsibility.