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American Shooter : A Personal History Of Gun Culture In The United States (2012)
(eBook - OverDrive)


Published: Dulles : Potomac Books Inc., 2012
Description:  1 online resource
ISBN/ISSN: 9781597978729,
Language:  English


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OverDrive subjects: Biography & Autobiography, History, Nonfiction, Sports & Recreations

A liberal in the NRAGun ownership has long been a hot-button topic in the United States, and the National Rifle Association (NRA) has a reputation of being an organization of primarily politically conservative members. American Shooter provides a unique look at gun ownership, handgun bans, shooting sports, and the controversy over how to interpret the Second Amendment from the point of view of a liberal gun owner and enthusiast. Gerry Souter examines the history of firearms in the United States, from the settlers who carried matchlock muskets ashore at Jamestown to the citizens who purchase guns in record numbers today. Recent Supreme Court decisions that uphold the right to bear arms have galvanized citizens on both sides of the debate, making the gun issue hotter than ever. To provide a personal view, Souter weaves in tales of his own experiences with guns, including sport shooting as a young man, hunting and bonding with his father, and facing the smoking end of..

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Mode of access: World Wide Web

File size: 1912 KB

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