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The Pocket Pistol
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The Pocket Pistol

Mark Keefe, Editor in Chief of The American Rifleman, has an excellent article in the December 2016 issue on “The Pocket Pistol’s Progression,” in conjunction with a review by Joseph Kurtenbach of the second version of the landmark Ruger LCP pocket pistol. Keefe provides some interesting quotes from the English gun writer Hugh B.C. Pollard … Continue reading

NRA Personal Protection Expo, August 25-27, 2017, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Concealed Carry / Firearms / Personal Defense

NRA Personal Protection Expo, August 25-27, 2017, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Not sure how I missed this announcement from mid-December, but news that the National Rifle Association is going to be producing a “Personal Protection Expo” on August 25-27, 2017 at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee finally reached me somehow. The event makes perfect sense for the NRA as self-defense is the core of the current … Continue reading

Sociology of Guns Seminar Student Final Reflection paper (2 of 4)
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Sociology of Guns Seminar Student Final Reflection paper (2 of 4)

Following is the second of four end-of-semester student reflection papers for my Sociology of Guns seminar. Background on the assignment and the first reflection are available here. By Henry Mellon Many people have very strong opinions on guns. Some people feel very strongly that people should be able to own whatever gun they want, and … Continue reading