Information related to the question of gun control: to what extent do private citizens have a right to own and use firearms? Links are provided to organizations and sites oriented toward both more government regulation of private firearms and toward less government regulation of private firearms. Gun Control Issues Society.
Gun control refers to domestic regulation of firearm manufacture, trade, possession, use, and transport, specifically with regard to the class of weapons referred to as small arms ( revolvers and self-loading pistols, rifles and carbines, assault rifles, submachine guns and light machine guns ). (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Gun control is the set of laws or policies that regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification, or use of firearms by civilians.
- Concealed carry - Concealed carry, refers to the practice of carrying a handgun or other weapon in public in a concealed or hidden manner, either on one's person or in close proximity.
- Gun violence - Gun related violence is violence committed with the use of a gun. Gun related violence may or may not be considered criminal. Criminal violence includes homicide, assault with a deadly weapon, and suicide, or attempted suicide, depending on jurisdiction.
- Right to keep and bear arms - The right to keep and bear arms is the people's right to possess weapons for their own defense, as described in the philosophical and political writings of Aristotle, Cicero, John Locke, Machiavelli, the English Whigs and others.
- Estimated number of guns per capita by country - This is a list of countries by estimated guns per capita.
- Overview of gun laws by nation - Gun laws and policies regulate the manufacture, sale, transfer, possession, modification and use of small arms by civilians. Many countries have restrictive firearm policies, while a few have permissive ones.
- Assault weapons legislation in the United States - Assault weapons legislation in the United States refers to bills and laws that define and restrict or make illegal the manufacture, transfer, and possession of assault weapons. How these firearms are defined and regulated varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction.
- Gun politics
- Tracks Ammunition Accountabililty www
Tracks and promotes bullet identification technology and legislation. Ammunition Accountabililty.
- Provides Sane Guns www
Provides statistics, Guns, news, commentary, and historical information and analysis. Sane Guns.
- 2nd 2 Armed www
2nd Amendment Right Muster and Education Day. Armed. Firearm safety, links, views, guest book, forum, press releases and editorials. 2 Armed.
- An Gun Ownership in India www
An essay on gun rights in modern India. Gun Ownership in India.
- Alliance South Africa - Gun Control Alliance www
Alliance of organizations lobbying for stricter gun control laws in South Africa. Africa - Gun Control Alliance. Facts and figures, proposals, and press releases. South Africa - Gun Control Alliance.
- Archive Mother Jones Guns and Gun Violence Resources www
Archive of articles on guns and gun violence, Jones Guns and Gun Violence Resources, plus related links. Mother Jones Guns and Gun Violence Resources.
- News Gun Control News - Topix www
News on guns and gun control collected from diverse sources on the web. Gun Control News - Topix.
- The Assault Weapon Watch www
The Coalition to Prevent Assault Weapon violence relies on volunteers to watch assault weapons to document any violence committed by them. Assault Weapon Watch.
- Paper Violence in America - Effective Solutions www
Paper authored by a group of doctors addressing gun violence and proposing solutions. Violence in America - Effective Solutions.
- Commentary NJVoices: Bryan Miller www
Commentary from the executive director of Ceasefire New Jersey. NJVoices: Bryan Miller.
- Web The War on Guns - Notes from the Resistance www
Web log commentary, War on Guns - Notes from the Resistance, from gun rights activist David Codrea, on events affecting gun rights. The War on Guns - Notes from the Resistance.
- Nonprofit, IGC - Institute for Global Communications www
Nonprofit, Institute for Global Communications, provides alternative sources of information, and comprehensive Internet services for progressive individuals and organizations. IGC - Institute for Global Communications.
- A MillionSoulsAware.org www
A not-for-profit project aiming to raise awareness of issues of concern. MillionSoulsAware.org. Once a million persons have read the current featured article, the site will cover another topic. MillionSoulsAware.org.
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Alexa Directory Top Sites: Gun Control Issues
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dmoz.org Directory: Gun Control Issues