"Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People":

"Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People": And Other Myths About Guns and Gun Control Debunking the lethal logic behind the pervasive myths that have framed the gun control debateThe gun lobby s remarkable success in using engaging slogans to frame the gun control debate has allowed it to block lifesaving gun legislation for decades But is there any truth to this bumper sticker logic Dennis Henigan exposes the mythology and misguided thinking at the core of these pro gun catchphrases, which continue to have an outsized influence on public attitudes toward guns and gun control He counters the gun lobby s messages by weaving together the most compelling current research and insights drawn from the grim reality of deadly gunfire in our homes and communities Henigan charts a new path toward ending the American nightmare of gun violenceMyths Include When guns are outlawed, only outlaws will have guns An armed society is a polite society The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun Gun control doesn t work because criminals don t follow the law Gun manufacturers shouldn t be responsible for gun crime, any than Budweiser is responsible for drunk driving We don t need new gun laws We just need to enforce the ones we have Gun control is a slippery slope to complete gun bans

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10 thoughts on “"Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People": And Other Myths About Guns and Gun Control

  1. says:

    There are some bizarre hostile reviews here one right wing snowflake accuses left wingers of determining what he can and can t eat , which is odd considering that this book is pretty tame in its evidence and conclusions it draws The first chapter for instance is about how guns are solely made for killing things and should be treated as weapons and

  2. says:

    Denish Henigan, point by point, with numerous sources and citations backing him, demolishes the many pseudo logical arguments posited by the NRA s stance against any sort of gun control He brings to bear studies and papers that have analyzed the complexities of gun violence and unequivocally concludes that states and countries withguns and weaker gun laws

  3. says:

    I am not a member of the NRA, nor am I personally into guns, but I do care about freedom and personal rights This is a Left wing argument for the Government to control yet another area our lives They already control everything from health to food I am not sure why the word liberal is used when describing the Left They believe that Government, which is made up of

  4. says:

    Don t assume that one side of the gun argument is better without reading both sides this book gives you an understanding of the viewpoint of a pro gun control activist The strongly opinionated book brings up many slogans and quotes that are popular debate topics for conservative people and speakers like to use in debates and on car stickers The author then debunks or w

  5. says:

    So I had seen a lot of this literature individually through classes in school, but it was terrific to read it summarized and collected together into coherent chapters Thoroughly researched and cited throughout Great public health analysis of the issue of gun violence.

  6. says:

    I received this book from Goodreads Giveaways.This book provides an in depth analysis of common blanket statements regarding gun control, including the idea that gun control will lead to guns being outlawed completely or the idea that if guns are controlled, it will mean only outlaws will have access to them.Dennis Hanigan works to unveil the true purpose and methods that gun contro

  7. says:

    Written by a lawyer and former VP of the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, this is an excellent background on the misconceptions, origins, legal history and ideological bastardization of the U.S 2nd Amendment Henigan begins by shooting holes in the validity of NRA slogans used by gun advocates He provides copious references and statistics to make his point He then follows the legal tra

  8. says:

    An almost interesting take on the side of gun control I myself am liberal but see no reason to take away or limit access to firearms This book just rehashes decades old screams from each side.This book is really not wortrh the time to read unless you are liberal.

  9. says:

    I wanted to read this book because I am a gun control advocate and find the arguments listed in this book constantly quoted by anti gun control advocates to be glib I was pleased to have received this book for free from a goodreads giveaway.it is a well researched book, thoughtful and helpful each myth has it s own chapter which has been thoroughly explored with reference material, statistics and histor

  10. says:

    FTC Disclosure I received this book free from Goodreads hoping I would review it.

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