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Published: 12 July 2018

256 Pages


ISBN: 9780190873370

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In Defense of Gun Control

Hugh Lafollette

  • Discusses the various philosophical perspectives on gun control
  • Provides a history of firearms and explains why Americans have a culture of guns not found elsewhere in the developed world
  • Explains why plausible armchair arguments are not idle speculations but are essential tools for resolving the gun control debate
  • Examines empirical evidence relating to guns and gun control
  • Develops and indirect approach to controlling guns through mandatory liability insurance

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