Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment A Disarming History of the Second Amendment, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
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Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment

Author: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

Narrator: Laural Merlington

Unabridged: 6 hr 35 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Tantor Audio

Published: 11/06/2018

Genre: Social Science - Violence In Society

Synopsis

With President Trump suggesting that teachers arm themselves, with the NRA portrayed as a group of "patriots" helping to Make America Great Again, with high school students across the country demanding a solution to the crisis, everyone in America needs to engage in the discussion about our future with an informed, historical perspective on the role of guns in our society. America is at a critical turning point. What is the future for our children? Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment, is a deeply researched—and deeply disturbing—history of guns and gun laws in the United States, from the original colonization of the country to the present. As historian and educator Dunbar-Ortiz explains, in order to understand the current obstacles to gun control, we must understand the history of U.S. guns, from their role in the "settling of America" and the early formation of the new nation, and continuing up to the present.

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