The following is a list of books and documents we members of NJ2AS recommend you read.


Atlas Shrugged - Ayn Rand
The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
Spy Sub - Roger Dunham

Historical Documents

5000 Year Leap - W. Cleon Skousen
The American Crisis - Thomas Paine
The Anti-Federalist Papers - Patrick Henry
The Constitution of the United States
The Declaration of Independence
The Federalist Papers
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the US Constitution
The Rights of Man - Thomas Paine

Non-Fiction: Firearms

I. Personal Defense

After You Shoot - Alan Korwin
Armed and Female - Paxton Quigley
Armed Response - David Kenik
The Best Defense: True Stories of Intended Victims Who Defended Themselves with a Firearm - Robert A. Waters
Between Good and Evil: A Master Profiler's Hunt for Society's Most Violent Predators - Roger L. Depue
Dial 911 and Die - Richard W. Stevens
Guns, Bullets, And Gunfights: Lessons And Tales From A Modern-Day Gunfighter - Jim Cirrilo
In the Gravest Extreme - Masaad Ayoob
Jim Cirillo's Tales Of The Stakeout Squad - Jim Cirillo
Outgunned!: True Stories of Citizens Who Stood Up to Outlaws-And Won - Robert A. Waters and John T. Waters
Real World Survival : What Has Worked For Me - Wes Rauch
Thank God I Had a Gun: True Accounts of Self-Defense - Chris Bird

II. 2A Rights & Politics

Aiming for Liberty: The Past, Present, And Future of Freedom and Self-Defense - David P. Kopel
America Fights Back - Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman
Armed America: The Remarkable Story of How and Why Guns Became as American as Apple Pie - Clayton E. Cramer
The Bias Against Guns - John R. Lott
Black Man With A Gun - Kenn Blanchard
Firearms and Violence: A Critical Review - Charles F. Wellford, John V. Pepper, and Carol V. Petrie
Forensic Analysis of the April 11, 1986 FBI Firefight - Anderson
The Founders' Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Bear Arms - Stephen Hallbrook
Global Gun Grab - William Norman Grigg
GunFacts.Info (website with downloadable PDF)How Would A Patriot Act - Glenn Greenwald
More Guns, Less Crime - John R. Lott
On Killing - Col. Dave Grossman
On Combat - Col. Dave Grossman
The Seven Myths of Gun Control: Reclaiming the Truth About Guns, Crime, and the Second Amendment - Richard Poe and David Horowitz
Shooting Blank - Alan Gottlieb and Dave Workman
Shooting Straight: Telling the Truth About Guns in America - Wayne R. LaPierre and James Jay Baker
Straight Shooting: Firearms, Economics and Public Policy - John R. Lott

III. Firearms & Maintenance

The Concealed Handgun Manual - Chris Bird
Field & Stream Rifle Maintenance Handbook - Chris Christian
Gun Digest Book of Concealed Carry - Massad Ayoob
Gun Digest Book of the Revolver - Grant Cunningham
Handgun Stopping Power - Evan Marshall

Non-Fiction: Politics

Black and Blue: How Obama and the Democrats are Beating Up the Constitution - Alan Gottlieb
New Jersey Gun Law Guide - Evan Nappen
New Jersey Concealed Carry Legislation -
Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism - Pestritto


NJSP Letter to Chiefs regarding # of permits
New Jersey Statute 2C 58-3.pdf
The Unabridged Second Amendment by J. Neil Schulman
Legislative History 1924 c137 to 1939
Legislative History 1966 A165 Public Hearing Mar 2 1966
Legislative History 1966 c60 A165
Legislative History 1966 Citizens Committee for Firearms Legislation Feb 8 1966
Legislative History 1979 c179
Legislative History 1982 C173 signaling devices
Legislative History 1983 C479 antique cannon
Legislative History 1991 C261 dom viol
Legislative History 1997c120 extended prison terms
Legislative History 2000 C145 S2047 18 to 21
Legislative History 2000 S2047 Assembly Committee Statement
Legislative History 2000 S2047 Senate Committee Statement
Legislative History 2001 A764 disq juv
Legislative History 2003 C73 S160 disq juv
Leadership Secrect of Atilla the Hun - Wess Roberts

Supreme Court Opinions/Decisions

McDonald v. Chicago -
District of Columbia v. Heller -
Presser v Illinois
US v Cruickshank
US v Miller
Lamont v Postmaster General
Supreme Court Gun Cases - David Kopel, Stephen Halbrook and Alan Korwin


 New Jersey Second Amendment Society
P.O. Box 432
  West Orange, NJ 07052

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