Extended Reading

Extended Reading: In Depth Research & Reports:

Pew Research Center, May 7, 2013
Gun Homicide Rate Down 49% Since 1993 Peak; Public Unaware
(Statistical Report on the Nation’s Homicide Rate. Interesting stuff from a nationally respected source.)

US Dept of Justice Nov 2011:
Homicide Trends in the United States, 1980-2008
Annual Rates for 2009 and 2010

(Title pretty much says it. Some interesting trends)

Would Banning Firearms Reduce Murder and Suicide?
by Don B. Kates and Gary Mauser
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy, Vol. 30, Jan 1, 2007
(Interesting study of International Figures, with some Domestic)

Guns, Gangs, Preschools
by David B. Kopel
(Moving Beyond Conventional Solutions to Confront Juvenile Violence)

All The Way Down the Slippery Slope: Gun Prohibition in England and Some Lessons for Civil Liberties in America
(The title pretty much says it all; good read)
by Joseph E. Olson and David B. Kopel
Hamline Law Review, Copyright 1999

The Ideology of Gun Ownership and Gun Control in the United States
by David B. Kopel; Independence Institute
Quarterly Journal of Ideology, Copyright 1995

The Great Gun Control War of the Twentieth Century – And it’s Lessons for Gun Laws Today. (Interesting history; published prior to Sandy Hook.)
by David B. Kopel
Fordham Urban Law Journal, Oct 2012, Vol 39 Issue 5 p1527

Congressional Research Service Nov 14, 2012
Gun Control Legislation

(Probably more than you want to know on the subject. Your tax dollars at work)