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About Brian DeLay

Associate Professor, Preston Hotchkis Chair in the History of the United States, University of California, Berkeley.  See profile: https://history.berkeley.edu/brian-delay

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Bruen & The Myth of Continuity in American Gun Culture

Posted by on September 18, 2023

This guest post does not necessarily represent the views of the Duke Center for Firearms Law. Opponents of firearm regulation, energized by the landmark Bruen decision, have been paying closer attention to early America. They like what they don’t see. The ruling makes historical evidence—or, more to the point, the absence of historical evidence—dispositive in […]