The tragedy in Oregon has once again pushed gun control to the forefront of American conversation and the 2016 election

With the rising death toll from firearms in the U.S. — 33,000 people per year — the urge to prevent future tragedies is strong. But so are the feelings of gun owners who fear encroachment on their rights

Forget the dubiously sourced charts, repetitious chants and darkly humorous jokes filling up Facebook on both sides of the debate. What you need is a well-researched narrative — one that delves into the history, and reveals surprising new facts and perspectives on this uniquely American problem Read more…

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These books will make you think differently about the gun debate