John R. Lott provides a review of Clayton E. Cramer’sArmed America: The Remarkable Story of How and Why Guns Became as American as Apple Pie
Clayton E. Cramer. Armed America: The Remarkable Story of How and Why Guns Became as American as Apple Pie. This is Cramer’s critique of Arming America, The Origins of a National Gun Culture, from Michael A. Bellesiles.
William C. Culberson. Vigilantism: Political History of Private Power in America. Culberson attempts to distinguish between domestic terrorism and the genuine right to bear arms for self-protection and to safeguard against tyranny.
Andrew Jackson – “A million armed freemen, possessed of the means of war, can never be conquered.”