The Resource The last gun: : how changes in the gun industry are killing Americans and what it will take to stop it, Tom Diaz, (electronic resource)

The last gun: : how changes in the gun industry are killing Americans and what it will take to stop it, Tom Diaz, (electronic resource)

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The last gun: : how changes in the gun industry are killing Americans and what it will take to stop it
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The last gun:
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how changes in the gun industry are killing Americans and what it will take to stop it
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Tom Diaz
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eng
Summary
Newtown, Connecticut. Aurora, Colorado. Both have entered our collective memory as sites of unimaginable heartbreak and mass slaughter perpetrated by lone gunmen. Meanwhile, cities such as Chicago and Washington, D.C., are dealing with the painful, everyday reality of record rates of gun-related deaths. By any account, gun violence in the United States has reached epidemic proportions. A widely respected activist and policy analyst-as well as a former gun enthusiast and an ex-member of the National Rifle Association-Tom Diaz presents a chilling, up-to-date survey of the changed landscape of gun manufacturing and marketing. The Last Gun explores how the gun industry and the nature of gun violence have changed, including the disturbing rise in military-grade gun models. But Diaz also argues that the once formidable gun lobby has become a "paper tiger," marshaling a range of evidence and case studies to make the case that now is the time for a renewed political effort to attack gun violence at its source-the guns themselves. In the aftermath of Newtown, a challenging national conversation lies ahead. The Last Gun is an indispensable guide to this debate, and essential reading for anyone who wants to understand how we can finally rid America's streets, schools, and homes of gun violence and prevent future Newtowns
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Midwest
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Diaz, Tom
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338.4/7683400973
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Firearms industry and trade
  • Firearms
  • Gun control
  • Electronic books
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adult
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The last gun: : how changes in the gun industry are killing Americans and what it will take to stop it, Tom Diaz, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11824495
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1 online resource
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The last gun: : how changes in the gun industry are killing Americans and what it will take to stop it, Tom Diaz, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11824495
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11824495
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11824495
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11824495
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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