1/9/2013: Creating a Culture of Peace: Gun Control.

 

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Our latest call was held on Wednesday, January 9, 2013.  The topic was:  Ending a Culture of Violence, Creating a Culture of Peace

 

Our featured guest, Adam Winkler, author of “Gun Fight: The Battle Over The Right To Bear Arms In America,” discussed the issue of gun control in an historical and present day context.

 

 

If you missed this conference call, you can listen to a recording of the call here:

 

Adam Winkler suggests that gun control advocates devote their resources and time to these organizations:

The Brady Campaign

Mayors Against Illegal Guns

LA’s own Women Against Gun Violence.

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Adam Winkler, Professor of Law

Adam Winkler is Professor of Law at the University of California Los Angeles. A contributor to the Daily Beast and the Huffington Post, he is a specialist in American constitutional law and one of the leading experts on the constitutional rights of corporations and on the right to bear arms.

His work has been cited by the U.S. Supreme Court in landmark cases and his commentary featured on CNN, NBC, MSNBC, and all of the nation’s leading newspapers.

His recent book, Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms, was called “provocative” and “illuminating” by the New York Times; “a fascinating survey of the misunderstood history of guns and gun control in America” by the Wall Street Journal; and “intellectually satisfying, emotionally rewarding…an antidote to so much in the gun debate that is one-sided and dishonest” by the Los Angeles Times.

Selected Articles Adam Winkler Has Authored Here:


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