Answered By: Dominique Winn
Last Updated: Sep 20, 2017     Views: 30


1. Ebsco
2. Proquest (includes Criminal justice database)
3. CQ Researcher, Gun Control 
4. Lexis Nexis , search laws, cases (in this case search the text of the Texas Constitution)
5. Gale Reference Virtual Library (seek  Gale Encyclopedia of American Law especially on Topic: Gun Control )

6. Bentley Library Catalog - search "gun or gun control"  for copious recent material on gun control debate 


OTHER LIBRARIES, with additional links to many resources for gun control debate
7. Georgia State library  

8. Indiana University Library  Page links to resources for gun control debate


9. Pew Research Center 

10. National Education Association (NEA)  (many articles on guns and gun safety)

11. NEA piece on guns in colleges and schools 

12. Open  (site to fact check state by state for their laws about wearing a weapon on a college campus) 

13.  (see Article “ Constitution Check: Should gun control laws have to pass the toughest constitutional test?” posted February , 92016 by Lyle Denniston found on website Constitution Daily 

14. Bureau of Alcohol, tobacco, firearms
15. Department of Justice ( see History of  Firearms-control legislation policy)

16. Pro Con. org (talking points on both sides)


Debate sides are crudely categorized as: 

  • Down with gun control = Pro-Free-Speech, Fifth Amendment 
  • For gun control laws 

o Journal of American College Health [ebsco]
o Campus Law Enforcement Journal [proquest]
o Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology [ebsco]
o Nation [ebsco]
o Atlantic
o New York times 
o Chronicle of Higher Education  



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