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Chad Kautzer

Chad Kautzer is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Lehigh University and the author of Radical Philosophy: An Introduction.

The militarization of gun culture among both civilians and police reflects an increasingly energetic defense of white rule in the United States. This has been facilitated in part by an NRA-led reinterpretation of what the Second Amendment meant by “militia”.

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Self-defense is not merely an individual right, it is collective political resistance.

Chad Kautzer