Links to Pro- #SecondAmendment books by Historians,Lawyers & Criminologists #tcot #tlot #2ndamendment

To be precise Kleck provides background on crimes committed with guns & on the effectiveness of various gun control measures & the others deal with the law and/or history. As always linking does not imply a complete agreement with everything that I link to.

Gary Kleck  criminologist:

Targeting Guns: Firearms and Their Control (Social Institutions and Social Change) (9780202305691): Gary Kleck: Books

Point Blank Guns and Violence in America: Gary Kleck: 9780202307626: Amazon Books

Armed: New Perspectives on Gun Control: Gary Kleck, Don B. Kates: 9781573928830: Amazon Books

Guns and Violence: The English Experience: Joyce Lee Malcolm: Amazon : Kindle Store

To Keep and Bear Arms: The Origins of an Anglo-American Right: Joyce Lee Malcolm: 9780674893078: Amazon Books

The Founders’ Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms: Stephen P. Halbrook: Amazon Kindle Store

That Every Man Be Armed: The Evolution of a Constitutional Right (Independent Studies in Political Economy): Stephen P. Halbrook PhD: 9780945999386: Amazon Books

Out of Print:

Handgun prohibition and the original meaning of the second amendment (Second Amendment Foundation monograph series): Don B Kates: 9780911475241: Amazon

Background on the Bellesiles scandal ,evidence of the willingness of many left-wing journalists & historians to uncritically accept “facts” that support their case :

……”Arming America: The Origins of a National Gun Culture is a controversial 2000 book by Michael A. Bellesiles on American gun culture . The book is an expansion of a 1996 Journal of American History article by Bellesiles, and argues that guns were uncommon during peacetime in early America, and that a culture of gun ownership arose only much later. It initially won the prestigious Bancroft Prize, but later became the first book in that prize’s history to have its award rescinded. The revocation occurred after Columbia University’s Board of Trustees decided that Bellesiles had “violated basic norms of scholarship and the high standards expected of Bancroft Prize winners.” ….

Past Imperfect: Facts, Fictions, Fraud American History from Bancroft and Parkman to Ambrose, Bellesiles, Ellis, and Goodwin…

The Yale Law Journal Online – Fall from Grace: Arming America and the Bellesiles Scandal

History News Network What Clayton Cramer Saw and (Nearly) Everyone Else Missed

Historian’s Prizewinning Book on Guns Is Embroiled in a Scandal – NYTimes

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