By Jennifer Carlson
In Citizen-Protectors, Jennifer Carlson bargains a compelling portrait of gun companies, laying off gentle on americans' complicated courting with weapons. Delving headlong into the area of gun companies, Carlson hung out partaking in firearms education sessions, attending pro-gun occasions, and wearing a firearm herself. via those stories she explores the position weapons play within the lives of american citizens who hold them and exhibits how, opposed to a backdrop of financial lack of confidence and social instability, gun wearing turns into a method of being an outstanding citizen, an concept that not just pervades the NRA's public literature and statements, yet its education classes as well.
A much-needed counterpoint to the rhetorical battles over gun keep watch over, Citizen-Protectors is an enthralling and revealing examine gun tradition in the United States, and is a must-read for someone with a stake during this heated debate.
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