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The Broadened Duty to Protect Strangers and Jennifer Carlson’s Citizen-Protector Model
Concealed Carry / Personal Defense

The Broadened Duty to Protect Strangers and Jennifer Carlson’s Citizen-Protector Model

I have mentioned the work of sociologist Jennifer Carlson many times before (here and here), including noting with excitement that her book on gun carrying was published recently. I am not going to summarize the book here because I want people to buy it and read it. Instead, I will use various ideas in the … Continue reading

Militarization of Police and Civilians: Blackhawk’s “Own It!” Advertisement
Media / Personal Defense

Militarization of Police and Civilians: Blackhawk’s “Own It!” Advertisement

I wrote yesterday about my reconnection with gun advertising since signing up for cable TV again after a year’s hiatus. This second installment of my random thoughts on advertising is based on an ad I saw while watching “Guns & Ammo TV” on the Sportsman’s Channel: Blackhawk’s “Own It” ad: What first caught my eye … Continue reading