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Hot Topics: The Second Amendment and Gun Control


Lu Olkowski, Mike Wiser, Michelle Mizner, Michael Kirk, Jim Gilmore, & Missy Frederick (Producers), & Kirk, M. (Director). (2015). Gunned Down. [Video/DVD] Public Broadcasting Service.

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What Joe Biden Told FRONTLINE about School Shootings and Gun Control in 2014


Balakrishna, M., & Wilbur, K. C. (2022). Do Firearm Markets Comply with Firearm Restrictions? How the Massachusetts Assault Weapons Ban Enforcement Notice Changed Registered Firearm Sales. Journal of Empirical Legal Studies19(1), 60–89.

Burton, A. L., Logan, M. W., Pickett, J. T., Cullen, F. T., Jonson, C. L., & Burton, V. S. (2021). Gun Owners and Gun Control: Shared Status, Divergent Opinions. Sociological Inquiry91(2), 347–366.

Fridel, E. E. (2021). Comparing the Impact of Household Gun Ownership and Concealed Carry Legislation on the Frequency of Mass Shootings and Firearms HomicideJQ: Justice Quarterly38(5), 892–915.

Gay, C. (2020). “Red Flag” Laws: How Law Enforcement’s Controversial New Tool to Reduce Mass Shootings Fits within Current Second Amendment Jurisprudence. Boston College Law Review61(4), 1491–1534.

Iwama, J., & McDevitt, J. (2021). Rising Gun Sales in the Wake of Mass Shootings and Gun LegislationJournal of Primary Prevention42(1), 27–42.

Iwama, J. (2021). Reducing Violence?: Examining the Impact of Gun Control Legislation in MassachusettsJQ: Justice Quarterly38(7), 1385–1404.

Koper, C. S. (2020). Assessing the potential to reduce deaths and injuries from mass shootings through restrictions on assault weapons and other high‐capacity semiautomatic firearmsCriminology & Public Policy19(1), 147–170.

Nagin, D. S., Koper, C. S., & Lum, C. (2020). Policy recommendations for countering mass shootings in the United StatesCriminology & Public Policy19(1), 9–15.

Webster, D. W., McCourt, A. D., Crifasi, C. K., Booty, M. D., & Stuart, E. A. (2020). Evidence concerning the regulation of firearms design, sale, and carrying on fatal mass shootings in the United States. Criminology & Public Policy19(1), 171–212.