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By Scott Melzer

Nothing inspires pictures of the yank frontier and a pick-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps view of freedom and independence particularly like weapons. Gun Crusaders is an interesting within examine how the four-million member nationwide Rifle organization and its dedicated participants come to determine every gun regulate probability as a step down the trail in the direction of gun confiscation, and at last socialism. Enlivened by way of a wealthy research of NRA fabrics, conferences, chief speeches, and designated in-depth interviews with NRA contributors, Gun Crusaders makes a speciality of how the NRA constructs and perceives threats to gun rights as yet one more assault in a huge liberal cultural conflict. Scott Melzer indicates that the NRA promotes a nostalgic imaginative and prescient of frontier masculinity, wherein gun rights defenders are noticeable as patriots and freedom warring parties, protecting no longer the liberty of faith, however the faith of person rights and freedoms.

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