13 Kan. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 413 (2003-2004)
Gun Control: Targetting Rationality in a Loaded Debate

handle is hein.journals/kjpp13 and id is 495 raw text is: GUN CONTROL:
TARGETING RATIONALITY IN A LOADED DEBATE
Jesse Matthew Ruhl*, Arthur L. Rizer III**, and Mike] J. Wier***
I.  TH E  B IG  GU N S  ......................................................... 415
A.  THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION .................................... 415
B.  THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ......................................... 416
1. The National Firearms Act of 1934 .......................... 7
2. The Gun Control Act of 1968 ............................... 8
C. GUN FIGHTERS: THE GUN CONTROL GROUPS ............................. 418
1. Handgun  Control Inc .................................... 11
2. The Coalition To Stop Gun Violence ......................... 12
3. The Violence Policy Center ............................... 13
4. American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) ...................... 13
D. THE NRA SHOOTS BACK ................................... 16
E. MINI GUNS: THE SMALLER, AGILE NRA CLONES ............. 17
II. UNCONTROLLED FIRE: THE PROPAGANDA .............................. 4228
A.  COP-KILLER  BULLETS ........................................... 422
B .  PLASTIC  PISTOLS  ................................................. 424
C.  THE NRA  v. THE POLICE .......................................... 426
D .  THE  BRADY  BILL  ................................................ 427
E.  M ORE GUNS, LESS CRIME? ......................................... 428
F. ACADEMIC INTEGRITY UNDER FIRE: THE BELLESILES INCIDENT ............... 34
G. MISFIRE: PHANTOM QUOTES FROM THE PRO-GUN LOBBY ............... 36
1. Putting Quotes in the Mouths of Foes ......... 36
2. Putting Quotes in the Mouths of Friends ....... 38
III. STOPPING POWER, THE FEDERAL COURTS AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF A BODY OF
LA W   ..........................................................  40
A. Two INTERPRETATIONS OF THE SECOND AMENDMENT ................. 41
B.  ToP GUN: THE SUPREME COURT ..................................... 4332
1. A Whole New Caliber: Miller ............................. 42
2. Ammunition For A Collective Approach: Lewis v. United States and Adams v.
W illiam s ...............................................  46
3. United States v. Verdugo-Urquidez: Has the Supreme Court Sighted In On An
Individual Interpretation? .................................. 47
C. THE FEDERAL APPELLATE COURTS AND A ONE GUN SALUTE TO THE INDIVIDUAL
APPRO ACH  ........................................................ 436
1. History of the Second Amendment .......................... 52
2. Emerson's Textual Analysis of the Amendment ................. 53
a. People Refers to Individual Americans ................. 54
b. Bear Arms is not Exclusively a Military Endeavor .......... 55
c. Effect of the Militia Clause on the Second Amendment ............ 57
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