Synopses & Reviews
In the wake of tragic shootings in Newtown and Aurora, the anti-gun lobby has launched a campaign of lies, distortion, misrepresentation, and emotional manipulation that is breathtaking in its vitriol and its denial of basic facts. Their goal is to take away our Second Amendment rights and then disarm law-abiding Americans.
Emily Miller tells her personal story of how being a single, female victim of a home invasion drove her to try to obtain a legally registered gun in Washington, D.C. The narrativesometimes shocking, other times hilarious in its absurditygives the reader a real life understanding of how gun-control laws only make it more difficult for honest, law-abiding people to get guns, while violent crime continues to rise.
Using facts and newly uncovered research, Miller exposes the schemes politicians
on Capitol Hill, in the White House, and around the country are using to deny people their Second Amendment rights. She exposes the myths that gun grabbers and liberal media use to get new laws passed that infringe on our right to keep and bear arms.
The gun rights debate isnt just about firearms. Its about protecting a fundamental right that is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. Its about politicians who lie, manipulate, and outright break existing laws to get what they want. Its about President Obama wanting a bigger federal government to control you. Not just your gunsyou. The fight for gun rights is the fight for freedom. Emily Miller says stand up and fight back now because your Second Amendment will only be the first to go.
Rahm Emanuel famously said Never let a crisis go to waste,” and the gun haters have embraced his advice with zeal. In the wake of tragic shootings at Newtown, CT, and Aurora, CO, the anti-gun lobby has launched a campaign of lies, distortion, misrepresentation and emotional manipulation that is breathtaking in its vitriol and its denial of basic facts. Their goal: to wipe out our Second Amendment rights and disarm law-abiding citizens in every state.
Emily Miller, senior editor at The Washington Times, sounds the clarion call to all freedom-loving Americans: stand up for your rights before they are gone. Emilys own personal story of being a single female victim of violent crime who tried to obtain a permit and a gun in Washington, DC, serves as the backdrop (sometimes shocking, sometimes hilarious in its absurdity) for her comprehensive expose of the myths and lies used by those who are more opposed to guns than to preventing violent crime.
The gun rights debate isnt just about guns. Its about protecting a fundamental Constitutional right. Its about politicians who lie, manipulate, and outright break existing laws to get what they want. Its about a progressive approach to government that wants nothing more than to control you. Not just your guns you. Emily Miller says stand up and fight back now because your second amendment rights will only be the first to go.
About the Author
Emily Miller is the senior editor of The Washington Times's opinion section. In the last year alone, she earned three journalism awards for her series on gun control, Emily Gets Her Gun:” the prestigious Clark Mollenhof Award for Investigative Journalism, the National Rifle Associations Carter Knight Freedom Fund Award, and the Second Amendment Foundations Journalist of the Year” award. She appears regularly on many major TV and radio news outlets, including FOX News, CNN, CNBC, and CBS, to discuss guns, and the national political issues she covers. Emily previously worked as the senior editor of Human Events and columnist for AOLs Politics Daily. She was an associate producer for ABCs This Week” and Good Morning America.” Before becoming a journalist, Emily worked on Capitol Hill as a staffer for Tom DeLay and Rick Lazio.