Armed and Female: Twelve Million American Women Own Guns, Should You?

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Macmillan, Mar 15, 1993 - Political Science - 283 pages
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Written by an acknowledged authority on guns and security, here is the' only book to discuss all the issues involved in owning a gun, including:
--Why you might want a loaded pistol by your bedside.
--How to justify your use of lethal defense.
--Which methods of self-protection work--and which don't.
--When to teach your child about gun safety.
--How to buy, use, care for a gun.
--How gun laws vary from state to state--and how effective they really are.
 

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Quigley, once a staff member of the National Committee for Handgun Control, the first anti-gun political action committee, made a radical change to advocate the arming of American women, which she ... Read full review

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Contents

WOMEN WITH GUNS
1
FUTILE DEFENSE
33
RAPE AND CONSEQUENCES
48
THE POLITICS OF SELFDEFENSE
64
GUNCONTROL LAWS
78
ETHICS OF USING LETHAL DEFENSE
107
PROFESSIONAL ADVICE
121
KIDS AND SAFETY
139
BUYING A GUN
155
GUN DEFENSE
195
TACTICS FOR HOME DEFENSE
242
GUN LAWS
263
RESOURCES
271
BIBLIOGRAPHY
276
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