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 Issues: Gun Control and Gun Rights

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Gun Control/Rights: Latest News

As gun-control case goes before Supreme Court, both sides speak out:Chicago’s handgun ban challenged--Chicago Tribune, March 1, 2010

Gun Control/Rights: General Links

Email Gun Control Debate - let the world know why you stand on your side of the issue. 

U.S. Department of Treasury - Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms - Firearms Programs

Washington State Initiative 676

Carrying Concealed Weapons - table outlining differing approaches to carrying concealed weapons by state.

Firearms Amnesty - The Home Office gives details of the firearms amnesty in England, Scotland and Wales, which takes place between 3 and 30 June 1996.

Firearms in Russia - summary of Russian laws concerning firearms and brief history of firearm evolution in Russia from middle ages till recent times.

Gun-Free Schools Act of 1994


Melting-Point Legislation and "Saturday Night Specials" - Northwestern Law School article.

Second Amendment Links
The Embarrassing Second Amendment - article from the Yale Law Journal by Sanford Levinson, University of Texas at Austin School of Law.

Guns and the 2nd Amendment - my experiences with guns, the nuts who use and love them, the NRA, and the silly 2nd Amendment.

Is the Second Amendment Really Such a Riddle? - review of Joyce Malcolm's, "To Keep and Bear Arms: The Origins of an Anglo-American Right."

Second Amendment Committee - protesting the abolishment of our states, this disarming of the nation and its citizens, plans to bring foreign soldiers to our nation, and the increase in socialism.

Second Amendment Foundation

Second Amendment is For Everyone (SAFE)

Second Amendment Law Library - collection of law review articles concering the Second Amendment.

Second Amendment Stuff - Dedicated to the right to keep and bear arms. A well-designed website.

Second Amendment: Toward an Afro-Americanist Reconsideration - by Robert Cottrol & Raymond Diamond; from the Georgetown Law Journal, 1991.

Gun Control Links
Californians for Responsible Gun Laws - non-profit lobbying organization dedicated to combatting firearms violence through education and legislative advocacy.

Contra Costa County Ceasefire - a group of county citizens who are concerned about gun violence in our communities.

Firearms Policy Journal

Gunfree - coalition to stop gun violence.

Handgun Control, Inc. and The Center To Prevent Handgun Violence - pressing for more rational, common-sense, gun laws.

Join Together Online - national resource center for communities working to reduce substance abuse and gun violence.

Marylanders Against Handgun Abuse - with the goal of not banning all guns, but to save lives that could be lost through the insane tragedy of gun violence.

Orange County Citizens for the Prevention of Gun Violence - non-profit organization dedicated to the belief that all gun violence is preventable.

PAX - dedicated to ending gun violence in America.

Reverse FIRE - article from Mother Jones.

Student Pledge Against Gun Violence

Texans Against Gun Violence - dedicated to reducing the number of gun related deaths in the state.

Violence Policy Center - national educational foundation working to reduce firearms violence in America.

Washington Ceasefire - works to end gun violence through education and legislation, focusing on Washington State.

Gun Control Links: The Brady Bill
Brady Law - more information from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.

BradyBill.com - discussion forum for those concerned about the effect of the Brady Law on gun purchase waiting periods.

FAQ - Brady Law

Gun Rights Links
Firefighters For The Right To Keep And Bear Arms - Dedicated to restore and preserve the right to keep and bear arms. We have several links World Government and the Constitutions they advocate.

Gun Owners' Action League - contains information on state laws, pending legislative activity, and the right to keep and bear arms.

Gun Owners' Legal Defense - information about firearm legal issue, message boards and discussion groups, and essay contests.

Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership - general info on this membership-required organization.

National Firearms Association - The united voice of Canada's firearms owners. Our extensive website features research, analysis, and commentary on Canadian gun control laws, Bill C68, and other firearms legislation.

National Rifle Association - NRA

New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc - NRA-affiliated state association for New York.

Ohio Gun Collectors Association - non-profit corporation that promotes friendship for those interested in the collection, possession, and use of arms by responsible persons.

PAC-H.E.A.T./ARGO - pro-gun organisation.

Paul Revere Network

Peaceable Texans for Firearms Rights

Responsible Firearms Owners Coalition of British Columbia

Rocky Mountain Gun Owners - Colorado's no-compromise firearms rights gun lobby.

Second Thoughts - supports the right of citizens to keep and bear arms from the basis of a liberal political philosophy.

Tennessee Firearms Association

Texas State Rifle Association

Washington Gun Owners Newsletter - features the latest news on firearm related topics: legislation, elections, and answers to frequently asked questions about firearms law.

Western Missouri Shooters Alliance - dedicated to the restoration of the inalienable right to keep and bear arms as guaranteed by the Second Amendment.

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