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Gun Policy during the NRA’s Quasi-Governmental Phase

Matthew J. Lacombe

in Firepower: How the NRA Turned Gun Owners into a Political Force

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780691207445
eISBN:
9780691207469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691207445.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

This chapter focuses on the National Rifle Association's (NRA) efforts during its quasi-governmental phase. Looking at the National Firearms Act and Federal Firearms Act from the 1930s, as well as ... More


Existing Gun Controls

James B. Jacobs

in Can Gun Control Work?

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195176582
eISBN:
9780199850020
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195176582.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter provides a brief historical tour of federal firearms regulation and some background on state and local gun controls. It traces the history of federal and state gun control from the 1920s ... More


Preventing Ordinary and Extraordinary Violence

Mary D. Fan

in The Politicization of Safety: Critical Perspectives on Domestic Violence Responses

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781479805648
eISBN:
9781479888733
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479805648.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Family Law

The paradigm of the armed and dangerous mass killer in public opinion and legislation is a homicidal-suicidal stranger hunting in public. Yet half of all firearms-related homicides take place in the ... More


Guns Are the Great Equalizer: Mama Grizzlies and the Right to Bear Arms

Melissa Deckman

in Tea Party Women: Mama Grizzlies, Grassroots Leaders, and the Changing Face of the American Right

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781479837137
eISBN:
9781479833870
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479837137.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which conservative women use gendered appeals to fight for gun rights, including portraying guns as an “equalizer” against men who may attack their families. ... More


Arrest, Trial, Escape

Paul J. Magnarella

in Black Panther in Exile: The Pete O'Neal Story

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813066394
eISBN:
9780813058603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066394.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

In chapter 5 Pete O’Neal describes his arrest in Kansas City, Missouri, for allegedly violating the Federal Gun Control Act of 1968. O’Neal travels to California to seek help from Charles Gary, the ... More


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