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Title:
Shooting straight : telling the truth about guns in America
Author:
LaPierre, Wayne R., 1949-
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Publication Information:
Washington, D.C. : Regnery Pub., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
ix, 214 pages ; 24 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Piggybacking on terror -- Your handbook on gun issues -- Citizen rights -- (Real) homeland defense -- Gun safety -- Second Amendment follies -- The gun-control hive -- The litigation machine -- Hollywood and guns -- Little acorns and bad treaties -- Gun control and silver bullets.
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ISBN:
9780895261236
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary


Best-selling author LaPierre, the executive director of the National Rifle Association, explains why the right to bear arms is so critical to a democratic and free society. Radio & TV tour.


Author Notes

Wayne LaPierre is the executive vice president and chief executive officer of the National Rifle Association of America, and host of a weekly syndicated radio show focused on defending our Second Amendment rights
James Jay Baker is the former executive director of the NRA's Institute for Legislative Action, where he led the battle for our Second Amendment rights on Capitol Hill, in the state capitals, and in cities across the country. A former prosecuting attorney, he is a member of the bar in Missouri, Washington, D.C., and the Supreme Court


Table of Contents

Charlton Heston
Introductionp. ix
Chapter 1 Piggybacking on Terrorp. 1
Chapter 2 Your Handbook on Gun Issuesp. 21
Chapter 3 Citizen Rightsp. 59
Chapter 4 (Real) Homeland Defensep. 81
Chapter 5 Gun Safetyp. 93
Chapter 6 Second Amendment Folliesp. 105
Chapter 7 The Gun-Control Hivep. 121
Chapter 8 The Litigation Machinep. 131
Chapter 9 Hollywood and Gunsp. 139
Chapter 10 Little Acorns and Bad Treatiesp. 149
Chapter 11 Gun Control and "Silver Bullets"p. 161
Conclusionp. 173
Postscriptp. 179
Appendix Zell Miller's "Picket Line of Freedom"p. 183
Notesp. 191
Acknowledgmentsp. 203
Indexp. 205