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All of our source material is linked, and we welcome any fact-checking that one wishes to do, again, lives are at stake. All sources as accessed August 2018. If the sources seem to differ greatly from what we have used, please use the Internet Archive to verify that we have not reported a source in error, and we respectfully request that we be notified, so we can check our research using the most up to date information available. All links go directly to the source materials used.

  • American Council on Education, Legal Watch: Guns on Campus: What Are the Limits: https://www.acenet.edu
  • Congressional Gun Free Zone Act: https://www.congress.gov
  • The 2nd Amendment to the Constitution of the United States: https://www.congress.gov
  • Mass Public Shootings keep occurring in Gun-Free Zones: 97.8% of attacks since 1950: https://crimeresearch.org
  • United States v. Lopez, 514 U.S. 549: https://www.law.cornell.edu
  • Missouri Revised Statutes, Title XXXVIII: http://revisor.mo.gov
  • Bill of Rights Institute, DO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS HAVE A RIGHT TO CARRY CONCEALED WEAPONS ON CAMPUS?: https://billofrightsinstitute.org
  • Missouri House of Representatives, Bill 1942, 99th General Assembly: https://house.mo.gov
  • University of Chicago, via. Social Science Research Network, Multiple Victim Public Shootings: https://papers.ssrn.com
  • U.S. Population, 1790-2000: Always Growing: https://www.u-s-history.com
  • Wikipedia.org, breakdown of US School shootings: https://en.wikipedia.org
  • National Institute of Justice, Who Has Guns and How Are They Acquired?: https://www.nij.gov
  • Causes of Mortality Among American College Students: A Pilot Study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov
  • Kleck, G., & Gertz, M. (1995). Armed Resistance to Crime: The Prevalence and Nature of Self-Defense with a Gun. The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology (1973-), 86(1), 150-187. doi:10.2307/1144004
  • Kleck, G., Bingenheimer, J., Brennan, R., & Earls, F. (2005). Firearms, Violence, and Self-Protection. Science, 309(5741), 1675-1676. Retrieved from http://ezproxy.missouriwestern.edu:2100/stable/3843802
  • Kleck, G. (1986). Policy Lessons from Recent Gun Control Research. Law and Contemporary Problems, 49(1), 35-62. doi:10.2307/1191609
  • Cramer, Claton E. and David Burnett. (2012). Tough Targets: When Criminals Face Armed Resistance From Citizens, Cato Institute. Retrieved from https://object.cato.org/sites/cato.org/files/pubs/pdf/WP-Tough-Targets.pdf 29 October 2018

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