About the Author
Reverend Blanchard is internationally known as the Black Man With A Gun. (http://blackmanwithagun.com) He is a Christian evangelist, author, and gun rights activist with a background in counter-terrorism and police instruction. He is a former U.S. Marine, trained by Department of State and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). He speaks Brazilian and Portuguese and has a working knowledge of Spanish. He served as one of the first African-American members of the Director of Central Intelligence protective staff and firearms instructors. He has traveled to more than twelve countries in protection of CIA Directors Casey, Gates, and Webster, diplomats and officials. He has served as a columnist for New Voices Newspaper of Durham, North Carolina; as a Director and Chaplain of the National Law Enforcement Group, the Law Enforcement Alliance of America. He has lobbied and testified before the United States Congress, Texas, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Michigan, Virginia, and Maryland for an individual’s right to self-defense. With two decades of gun rights activism, Blanchard has been involved in almost every pro-rights event that involved a person of color. He has done commercials for TV against racist gun laws and has been featured in four documentaries. He produces a weekly pro-gun variety show called Black Man With A Gun Show: Heart & Soul, (http://gun-podcast.com), now in its sixth year. It has received over 70 thousand downloads in one month. He is a sought-after speaker and sage in the gun community. He is a trusted source and advocate. He has a social media network similar to Facebook called FreedomsNetwork.org and his social media also include: http://gunrightsmagazine.com; http://blanchardchapel.us; facebook.com/blackmanwithagun1; twitter.com/kennblanchard. Reverend Blanchard welcomes your questions and your comments about this book, his podcast, or other programs, and invites you to visit him at any of the social media addresses listed above.