- University of Texas - Dallas
- Criminal Justice And Criminology
- Criminal Justice And Criminology 3323
- Test 1
Last Modified: 2014-07-09
Which gun type has been targeted by gun law supporters for prohibition based on the argument that such a weapon is “good for only one thing—to kill”?
The passage of the Brady Act
The overmotivated criminal fallacy
By the end of 2004, there were probably _________ guns in circulation in the United States.
According to Kates in Armed, how do many health professionals and advocates view guns?
As a threat to public health
Extremist prohibitionist proposals by the anti-gun movement have impelled gun owners to fanatic opposition of moderate controls
The ability of the pro-gun lobby to defeat widely popular gun control laws even though the majority of gun owners support them
In the chapter, in Armed, on news media bias, Kleck states that “perhaps the most telling evidence of the one-sided character of news coverage of the gun issue is
According to Kleck in Armed, the nation’s most important news sources shape information on gun issues in a way that encourages people to become members of the NRA.
According to Kleck in Armed, will moderate gun controls inevitably lead down the “slippery slope” to gun prohibition?
No, because although gun control advocates may want to prohibit all guns, the political support does not exist to carry this out
According to Kleck in Armed, what is a major way that the news media displays bias?
They exclude accurate, relevant information that would undercut the theme of the story
Less likely to be injured
In the chapter on prohibitionist intentions of the gun control movement, it was argued that ______ and _________ make gun prohibition administratively feasible.
Licensing of owners; registration of guns
In Armed there is a detailed analysis of a CBS “48 Hours” documentary on “assault rifles,” in which the following were identified as a claim about these weapons:
None of the above
All of the above
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