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"Ammunition for those who want to reload their minds before they shoot their mouths off." -- Alan Gottlieb, Founder, Second Amendment Foundation

"John Lott is my academic hero." -- Ted Nugent, rock 'n' roll star and author

"Written by a man who is one of the foremost scholars on the armed citizen." -- Sean Hannity of Fox News Channel's Hannity & Colmes

"You'll want to have this intellectual ammunition." -- Walter E. Williams, economist and syndicated columnist

About the Author

Professor at the State University of New York at Binghamton, Lott has held positions at the University of Chicago, Yale, Stanford, UCLA, Wharton and Rice. Lott has published over 100 articles in academic journals. He is the author of numerous books and opinion pieces and regularly appears on national television.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Merril Press (January 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0936783478
  • ISBN-13: 978-0936783475
  • Product Dimensions: 6.4 x 0.7 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #452,834 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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John R. Lott brings real facts, logic and common sense to the gun control issue, as distinct from the misrepresentations and hysterical rantings of the left-wingers. All those who believe the founding fathers really did know what they were doing when they authored the Bill of Rights and in particular the Second Amendment therein will find plenty of support in Prof. Lott's books.

As the previous reviewer has noted, the first reviewer obviously meant to give this book 5 stars and not 1.
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John Lott does an excellent job providing information on the gun debate. For those that feel that his facts are incorrect, do what I did and grab a calculator and follow the statistics. You will find that his research models, results and honest conclusions are FAR more accurate than the opposition. Those who feel that his work is inaccurate are those who cannot follow the math.
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I've read this book and it is excellent. I agree with the previous review, and think he must have meant to give it a higher rating and hit the wrong button or something.
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This book contains a collection of short articles which have appeared in magazines, newspapers, and media over the years. Mr. Lott is able to make his arguments on the hard facts of gun rights issues because he knows what he's talking about and he can point to publicly recorded numbers and results to make his points. This book is invaluable material for anyone who chooses to enter the public debate on these issues and chooses to use actual data instead of emotions and feelings. Buy and extra copy and share it.
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In my opinion, the arguments in this books are very rational and show the pros and cons of gun control. However, I didn't like the structure of the book.

The book is not a succession of chapters where each chapter builds on the conclusions from the previous. Rather, it's just a collection of unrelated 2 page-long articles. No data tables. No graphs (I love graphs).

I'm still looking for a well structured work on the matter.
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