High-profile school shootings across the nation have reinvigorated the debate about gun control. In the following chapters, sociologists, activists, and others debate whether stricter gun control measures would reduce the number of school shootings and other gun-related problems: Does Private Gun Ownership Pose a Serious Problem? Does the Constitution Protect Private Gun Ownership? Is Private Gun Ownership an Effective Means of Self-Defense? What Measures Would Reduce Gun Violence?Opposing Viewpoints Series - Gun Control (paperback edition), 1st with ISBN 9780737707465 and ISBN 0737707461.