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Very well researched book that will leave both sides of the gun debate upset.
They would better spend it on "The Founders' Second Amendment--Origins of the Right to Bear Arms" by Stephen P. Halbrook.
The book is devoid of the aspersions on one faction or another that are so common in books on gun control.
A useful overview of what all the anger over gun rights and gun control is about. As a former junior NRA member and Vietnam Vet, I found Professor Winkler's book very helpful in... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Kokoro45
Oscar Pretorious has a good excuse that he needs a gun in order to be brave. All of the NRA-types in America need guns before they can be brave too. But Oscar has no feet. Read morePublished 12 days ago by Douglas B. Barr
More an opinion piece than anything else. Follows the anti-gun talking points verbatim.Published 16 days ago by Paul Rusin
I was very apprehensive in picking up this book because I thought it was just going to be a gun control book masquerading as "fair and balanced" book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by RenaissanceMan
Winkler's Gun Fight is a highly readable and well-researched excursion into the history and jurisprudence of America's unique obsession with guns. He uses the landmark DC v. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Diogenes
Read this book for my law school class on "Guns in the United States." Winkler does a fantastic job of telling the evolving history of the Second Amendment in a way that is... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Ada
Perhapse the most interesting part of this work is how Winkler lays out the historical foundations and decisions that were made by those long-ago leaders. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Jacob Sliemers
while the book isn't perfect, it's a good read that has been well researched.
I would rate it higher if the author wasn't captured by light bias. Read more
Extremely informative book about one of today's more contentious issues. Should be required reading for anyone debating the issue of guns in America. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Craig E Butler