The Samurai, the Mountie, and the Cowboy: Should America Adopt the Gun Controls of Other Democracies?
Gun control remains one of the hottest topics on America's agenda. Increased violence, gang wars in metropolitan areas, and the prevalence of guns in the United States frequently bring this debate to new crescendos of public concern. How can we find answers that maintain safety while protecting individual liberty? The Samurai, The Mountie, and The Cowboy offers a compelling look at how other democracies have attempted to solve their own gun problems, and what we can learn from these countries.
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My reactions to reading this book in 1993. Kopel makes his case – that violence with guns (suicide seems markedly unaffected by gun control) is more a function of culture and social values than gun ... Read full review
The samurai, the mountie, and the cowboy: should America adopt the gun controls of other democracies?User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Having carefully reviewed gun control policies in Japan, Britain, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Jamaica, and Switzerland, Kopel argues, quite accurately, that none provides a useful model for ... Read full review
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