Black Man with Gun is a book on gun rights, the racist roots of gun control and the use of firearms to promote liberty. My friend, Kenn Blanchard, wrote this book prior to building his massively popular Urban Shooter podcast.
The book is labeled “A Responsible Gun Ownership Manual for African Americans.” Does it live up to this label? Yes, it most certainly does. While I cannot speak to the African American experience with any authority, I can talk about the responsibilities that come with being a firearm owner. Blanchard does an exceptional job in highlighting the importance of the responsibilities that go hand-in-hand with the rights of self defense and ownership of arms.
Black Man with a Gun is a “must read” for anyone who wants to better understand the history of gun control in the United States. If you think gun control is about reducing crime, read this book and learn how it has always been about controlling people. From preventing freed slaves to defend themselves to oppressing Irish immigrants to the tragedy of the Native American experience, gun control is always about controlling people the government does not like.
Blanchard has been an unwavering defender of people: as a Marine, police officer and as a civil rights activist. Make sure you check out Kenn’s free podcast. It is a great blend of gun rights news, interviews and entertainment.
Blanchard recently released a new version of the book called Black Man with a Gun: Reloaded. The new book is completely revamped will much more information and many more details. The new book looks to be a really great update. I look forward to reading it soon.
Blanchard is someone I consider a friend. I admit that I am biased in this sense. At the time of this writing, he is not an advertiser on this site, nor are we talking about him becoming one.
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