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Clayton is Looking for Some Help

I’m sure most of you heard of the group of historians who published a brief favoring The District in Heller. Clayton Cramer points out some important facts about these historians, and is asking for some help in digging up information:

Now, I ordinarily wouldn’t see much point to embarrassing these people by pointing out that they were taken in by this tenured conman–after all, many professional historians were. But when you tell the Supreme Court, “Trust us! We’re experts on this subject of the Second Amendment and guns in early America,” it doesn’t say much when it turns out that they were snookered by one of the grossest, most obviously fraudulent history books that I have ever seen–and this is a topic on which they are claiming to be experts! (And a law professor, James Lindgren, and myself, who is nobody, ended up spotting and exposing the fraud.) So here’s what you can do: find any published reviews by any of the fifteen historians above of Arming America and send them to me, pronto. Here’s what I have so far:

Read the whole thing.

One Response to “Clayton is Looking for Some Help”

  1. BadIdeaGuy says:

    Look, dead people’s money. Big shocker.

    A lot of these “experts” are part of the “Second Amendment Research Center” at the John Glenn Institute..
    http://www.secondamendmentcenter.org/experts_by_name.asp

    In partnership with the Department of History and the Michael E. Moritz College of Law at The Ohio State University, and supported by a generous grant from The Joyce Foundation of Chicago, Illinois, SARC serves as a clearinghouse of information and a catalyst for new scholarly work.

    http://www.secondamendmentcenter.org/about_us.asp

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