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The Law of Self Defense: The Indispensable Guide to the Armed Citizen Paperback – July 4, 2013
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About the Author
Andrew F. Branca is an internationally recognized expert on American self-defense law. Now in his third decade of practicing law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Andrew also nationally consults for other lawyers in high-profile self defense cases, teaches self defense law at the SigSauer Academy in Epping, NH, is frequently a featured speaker at law school gun law symposia around the country, and provides legal expertise for such news outlets as the Wall Street Journal and NPR. This year Andrew will also be speaking at the 2014 NRA National Convention about Stand-Your-Ground and other facets of self-defense law. Andrew began his competitive shooting activities as a youth in smallbore rifle, and has for 20 years been a Life Member of the National Rifle Association (NRA) and a multi-classification Master-class competitor in the International Defenseive Pistol Association (IDPA). He has for many years been an NRA-certified firearms instructor in pistol, rifle, and personal protection, and is a a life-long absolutist for the right to carry firearms and the Second Amendment generally.
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There are some scary stories in this book of what over zealous anti-gun prosecutors have done, or attempted to do (but were stopped by sane jurors), to innocent Americans.
I also found some good advice for when you are thinking about carrying a gun in public. he writes...
"there are a few people who imagine that having a gun means you no longer have to take guff from anybody. In fact having a gun means you have to take guff from everybody."
Evident that geography fuels sectarian views. If you don't readily have enough interest in law, this is great encouragement for law studies. Hard to
think of more drama than this.
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A couple of the specific court rulings were a little hard to follow.Read more