Gun Control

Background Information

More books and videos about gun control and related topics can be found using the Library's catalog.

Gun Control: A Documentary and Reference Guide REF KF 3941. S 678 2009
Gun Control in the United States: A Reference Handbook REF HV 7436. C 36 2006
Gun Violence: Opposing Viewpoints HV 7436. G 876 2006
Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America KF 3941. W 56 2011
Guns, Gun Control, and Elections: The Politics and Policy of Firearms HV 7436. W 55 2007
Guns in American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law REF HV 7436. G 8783 2012
Politics of Gun Control HV 7436. S 68 2004
Reducing Gun Violence in America: Informing Policy with Evidence and Analysis HV 7436. R 4512 2013
Well Regulated Militia: The Founding Fathers and the Origins of Gun Control in America KF 4558 2nd. C 67 2006

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
This multidisciplinary database can be used to locate articles on any topic, including gun control and gun violence.
CQ Researcher
This unique database contains reports written by Congressional researchers on important current issues. The reports include background information, pro/con arguments, and more.
Legal Collection
This database can be used to locate information about American gun laws, important cases, legal opinions and more.
LexisNexis Academic
This database contains a legal component that can be used to locate articles in legal magazines and law reviews, and gives you access to the legal issues and opinions on any subject.


Criminal Justice Resources: Gun Control
Created by the Michigan State University Libraries, this page is a list of links to government documents, legal associations, criminal statistics, advocacy groups, and more. This site has links for both sides of the debate.
Research Guides: Guns and Gun Control
Another university library research guide, this site includes descriptions and links to gun policy research centers, lobbyist groups, legal researchers and more. This site has links for both sides of the debate.