Dan Baum is a gun fanatic. He is also Jewish Democrat who grew up in suburban New Jersey. In Gun Guys, he takes us on a guided tour of gun stores and gun shows, shooting ranges and festivals, contests and auctions, trying to figure out what draws so many of us to guns in the first place. Is it just part of being American? Introducing a wide cast of characters, Baum shows both sides of the gun culture in America, bringing an entire world vividly to life, and in doing so helping to find a middle ground in the gun debate, where actual conversation can take place.Lott and his book were lauded by the NRA and its allies and vilified by those supporting stricter gun control. Professor John J. Donohue III of Stanford. in the July 2003 edition of Criminology and Public Polity, published a detailed essay titled aThe Final Bullet in the Body ofthe More Guns. ... to Crime: The Prevalence and Nature of Self Defense with a Gun, aquot; in journal ofCriminal Law and Criminology, vol.
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