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Paper Available on “The Rise of Self-Defense in Gun Advertising: The American Rifleman, 1918-2017”
My Experience / Personal Defense / Shooting Sports

Paper Available on “The Rise of Self-Defense in Gun Advertising: The American Rifleman, 1918-2017”

Later this week I will be attending a Gun Studies Symposium at the University of Arizona in Tucson, organized by Jennifer Carlson, Kristen Goss, and Harel Shapira. The symposium includes a Who’s Who of scholars who have studied guns for decades, including Philip Cook (Duke), David Kopel (Denver Law), Robert Spitzer (CUNY), Frank Zimring (Berkeley), … Continue reading

Collected Posts on the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo 2016
Concealed Carry / Guns and Gear / My Experience

Collected Posts on the USCCA Concealed Carry Expo 2016

Before there was the NRA Personal Protection Expo, there was the United States Concealed Carry Association Concealed Carry Expo. I attended the expo in 2016 in Atlanta and have posted a number of times about my experience there. This page collects those other posts here for ease of access: Women’s Panel Discussion at the USCCA … Continue reading

Shooting Muzzle Loading Musket and Fowler at Colonial Williamsburg (Virginia)
Firearms / Fun / My Experience

Shooting Muzzle Loading Musket and Fowler at Colonial Williamsburg (Virginia)

I shot two replica muzzle loaders yesterday at Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia.   I am guest lecturing on religion and guns and gun culture in two classes today at the College of William and Mary, so I drove up to Williamsburg yesterday. My host mentioned that Colonial Williamsburg opened a musket range in spring 2016. … Continue reading