Professor Winkler Quoted in a Christian Science Monitor Article on Self-Defense Claim Case

September 4, 2014 – Professor Adam Winkler was quoted in a Christian Science Monitor article on the shooting of Renisha McBride in a self-defense claim case.

“In some sense, the constant claim that people need guns for self-defense encourages people to define themselves as being in that situation,” says Adam Winkler, a professor at UCLA’s law school and the author of “Gunfight: The Battle over the Right to Bear Arms in America.” “When you walk around thinking that people are constantly going to be attacking you, you’re more likely to overreact.”

Read the article.