Commentary on Jennifer Carlson’s book Citizen-Protectors
Books / Concealed Carry / Law and Policy / My Experience

Commentary on Jennifer Carlson’s book Citizen-Protectors

Last year I was invited to serve as one of the “critics” in an “author-meets-critics” session at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Montreal. The author in question is someone whose work I admire, Jennifer Carlson, so I gladly accepted. Putting together my list of top books on guns in America, I … Continue reading

Does the Second Amendment Give People the Right to Own Any Type of Gun They Want?
Firearms / Law and Policy

Does the Second Amendment Give People the Right to Own Any Type of Gun They Want?

It is not surprising that a reason some people today own AR-platform or “military style” rifles – sometimes MANY of them — is “because they can.” Recall that 2% of respondents in a 2013 Pew Research Center poll said the primary reason they owned guns is because it is their Constitutional right – the same … Continue reading