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Guns, murders, and the Constitution

Don B. Kates

Guns, murders, and the Constitution

a realistic assessment of gun control

by Don B. Kates

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Published by Pacific Research Institute for Public Policy in San Francisco, Calif. (177 Post St., San Francisco 94108) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gun control -- United States.,
  • Violent crimes -- United States.,
  • Firearms ownership -- United States.,
  • Firearms -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Don B. Kates, Jr.
    SeriesPolicy briefing, Policy briefing
    ContributionsPacific Research Institute for Public Policy.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16995100M

      According to FBI crime stats, in , after the federal “assault weapons” ban ended, violent crime actually fell. In fact, violent crime .   The tragedy in Oregon has once again pushed gun control to the forefront of American conversation and the election.. With the rising death toll from firearms in the U.S. — 33, people per.

      Gun deaths are down by half since ( gun murders with percent by rifles. So-called “assault rifles” account for a tiny percentage). More people are killed by hammers and clubs than rifles. Gun ownership has skyrocketed, even though surveys indicate it has fallen.   High crime and tough gun laws It's also true that there were more than 4, shooting victims in Chicago in It's also true that Chicago has suffered a massive amount of gun crime recently.

      Assuming a different gun is used in each of the , crimes, only % of guns are involved in crime each year. A ban on firearms would be % over‐ inclusive.   Most of the guns used in a crime in Chicago are originally purchased in Indiana or Mississippi. And of course, Indiana’s rate of gun deaths is roughly a third higher than in Illinois.


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Gun Control books. Click Download for free ebooks. Gun Control. He vigorously challenges the media & their claim that private gun ownership is the cause of the spiraling crime rate that has made American streets & communities unsafe. He explains -- with detailed facts -- how the freedom guaranteed in our Constitution is called into question when legislation is proposed to ban guns & impose waiting periods /5(22).

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Wayne LaPierre’s book Guns, Crime, and Freedom has a good many flaws. But in spite of them all, LaPierre and the Constitution book rendered a valuable service to the defenders of the Second Amendment. The primary virtue of Guns is that it collects nearly all of the arguments and evidence against gun control into one tidy volume, and makes them easily accessible to all.

GUNS, MURDERS, AND THE CONSTITUTION: As early asit was estimated that more had been written about "gun control" than all other crime-related topics combined.[2] Yet this pre academic literature was both fundamentally flawed and severely biased.

The bias stemmed from the crusading zeal of academics who, by their own admission, Author: Jerry The Geek. None of them would disarm criminals or reduce gun crime. George Tucker’s View of the Constitution of the United States, which was the first published her first book.

John Lott’s book pokes holes in the common narrative in which gun control obviously works and murders are murders only reason America has a high murder rate. Above all, it. The gun murder and gun suicide rates in the U.S.

are both lower today than in the mids. There were gun murders perpeople infar below the perpeople recorded in And the rate of gun suicides – perpeople in – remained below the permeasured in murders.

Across the United States, more than 80 percent of gun owners, and more than 90 percent of Americans, support requiring background checks for all gun sales. There’s really no debate here. It’s common sense.

We have laws on the books that require a background check when dealers sell guns. It’s time for. This rigorously scholarly book comprehensively demolishes the thesis that violent British crime is reduced by disarming the populace. That demolition will not surprise Americans such as the author, particularly if they've read More Guns, Less Crime: Understanding Crime and Gun Control Laws (Studies in Law & Economics).

But the book will not Reviews:   The right to bear arms is enshrined in the Constitution, and there are approximately million privately owned guns in the U.S., according to researchers from Northeastern and Harvard universities.

More importantly, we know for a fact that having more guns in circulation and the legal right to carry them hasn't led to increases in gun crime and violence, even when counting mass shootings. The gun-control debate in the United States also necessarily concerns the proper interpretation of the Second Amendment to the U.S.

Constitution, which reads, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” In keeping with the first clause of.

Bythe homicide rate had risen to / Since then, the rate has steadily declined(as well as the USA and other developed countries) to / for the - 10 period. Theoretically, if gun confiscation reduced murder(or other violent crime), rates should have immediately dropped and remained lower.

All told, there are tens of thousands of federal, state and local gun laws on the books. Kates, Don B., Jr., Guns, Murders, and the Constitution: A Realistic Assessment of Gun. At the same time, gun violence – from big-city murders to mass shootings – has spurred debate in Congress and state legislatures over proposals to limit Americans’ access to firearms.

Counting murders and suicides, nea people died of gun-related violence in the United States inthe highest annual total in decades. Gun laws in Australia are predominantly within the jurisdiction of Australian states and territories, with the importation of guns regulated by the federal the last two decades of the 20th century, following several high-profile killing sprees, the federal government coordinated more restrictive firearms legislation with all state governments.

Independence Mall. Arch Street. Philadelphia, PA   Guns and the Constitution: 3 Lessons for High School Students reading of the Second Amendment is to undermine law enforcement by calling into question valuable state and federal gun restrictions on the books, and by handing dangerous criminal a potent new weapon for challenging their convictions." The U.S.

has a relatively high gun. This long-running and contentious statistical debate began with the book More Guns, Less Crime by John Lott Jr. of the Crime Prevention Research Center.

Since its publication, 11 states have loosened right-to-carry laws, and more than 30 states now allow the open carrying of a gun without a permit. The results of his studies are in a book called “More Guns, Less Crime”.

This book has been referred to as “the bible of the gun-rights movement” by Fox News host Chris Wallace. He has written other books and numerous articles breaking down the numbers of decreasing crime rates and how they relate to increased gun ownership.anti-gun activists to allow the English Bill of Rights to be, as they might say, shat upon.

Today, the English do not have the right to keep and bear arms for self-preservation and defense. As a direct result, they live in a crime-ridden society that grows worse with each passing day.an Indiana gun dealer who wrote a book that he titled the Gun Digest Buyer’s Guide to Assault Weapons, over the objections of his publisher.

[] * The Associated Press Stylebook and Briefing on Media Law defined an “assault weapon” as “a semi-automatic firearm similar in appearance to a fully automatic firearm or military.