Organizations to Contact
The editors have compiled the following list of organizations concerned with the issues debated in this book. The descriptions are derived from materials provided by the organizations. All have publications or information available for interested readers. The list was compiled on the date of publication of the present volume; information provided here may change. Be aware that many organizations take several weeks or longer to respond to inquiries, so allow as much time as possible.
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
132 W. 43rd St., New York, NY 10036 (212) 944-9800 • fax: (212) 869-9065 website: www.aclu.org
The ACLU champions the rights set forth in the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. It opposes the suppression of individual rights. The ACLU interprets the Second Amendment as a guarantee for states to form militias, not as a guarantee of the individual right to own and bear firearms. Consequently, the organization believes that gun control is constitutional and that because guns are dangerous, gun control is necessary. The ACLU publishes the semiannual Civil Liberties in addition to policy statements and reports.
1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001 (202) 842-0200 • fax (202) 842-3490 website: www.cato.org
The Cato Institute is a libertarian public-policy research foundation. It evaluates government policies and offers reform...
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