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Americas Guns and the Second Amendment: A Momentous Decision the United States Supreme Court by Jamie Lucier

Americas Guns and the Second Amendment: A Momentous Decision

the United States Supreme Court by Jamie Lucier

Published July 15th 2009
ISBN : 9781438971049
Paperback
112 pages
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For pleasure or for sport, for competition, a study of history or for protection alone, the gun is seen today as a significant part of the American zeitgeist. Good or bad, whether it is advisable or ill-advised, it surely is true that most AmericanMoreFor pleasure or for sport, for competition, a study of history or for protection alone, the gun is seen today as a significant part of the American zeitgeist. Good or bad, whether it is advisable or ill-advised, it surely is true that most American families are in arms way.Are guns themselves a problem? Or do they help to lessen the problem of violence in America? The answer, it would appear, depends on whom you ask.What about the Second Amendment? Does it really guarantee the right of all law-abiding citizens to keep and bear arms? Would a careful review of the most recent United States Federal Court cases provide a definitive answer? Or is the answer to this question also dependent on whom you ask?You decide... Read the opinions of the justices and read the arguments proposed by the representatives of the gun industry and those of the pro-gun control advocates. Then, you decide.Read about the benefits of gun ownership on the one hand and the cost of gun ownership on the other. Everyone has an opinion, but is anybody really telling the truth about guns in America?You decide...