Professor Winkler Quoted in CNN Article on Race and Gun Control

October 14, 2014 – Professor Adam Winkler’s was quoted in a CNN article examining how race can shape Americans’ passion for guns.

Even (Martin Luther) King, the apostle of nonviolence, once armed himself, says Adam Winkler, author of "Gunfight: The Battle Over the Right to Bear Arms in America." King applied for a concealed gun permit after his house in Alabama was bombed during his first civil rights campaign.

"Witnesses from the time who were allies of Dr. King reported that his home was an arsenal," Winkler says. "One reporter who was trying to interview Dr. King almost sat on a loaded gun when he sat down on the couch."

Read the article .