District of Columbia v. Heller : the right to bear arms case
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Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2013].
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eBook
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1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color).
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7-10.
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On June 26, 2008, the Supreme Court announced its decision in the case of District of Columbia v. Heller. By a vote of 5 to 4, the court struck down a ban on guns as a violation of the Second Amendment. Still, the debate rages on. Does a private citizen still have the right to own a gun for self-defense of the home? Did the government have the right to restrict an entire class of weapons, either by levying taxes or banning them altogether? Tom Streissguth looks at all of the sides of this complex and controversial legal debate.
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English
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9780766054769, 0766054764
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APA Citation (style guide)

Streissguth, T. (2013). District of Columbia v. Heller: the right to bear arms case. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Streissguth, Thomas, 1958-. 2013. District of Columbia V. Heller: The Right to Bear Arms Case. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Streissguth, Thomas, 1958-, District of Columbia V. Heller: The Right to Bear Arms Case. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Streissguth, Thomas. District of Columbia V. Heller: The Right to Bear Arms Case. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2013. Web.

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