Pro-Gunners Call for Massive, One-Day Book-Buy

by Richard Poe
Monday, December 15, 2008

5:00 pm Eastern Time

The MISSION: Join forces with millions of pro-gun Americans and buy this book now, today, Monday, December 15, 2008.

THE GOAL: To drive this book up to the Number One sales rank on, through a massive surge of one-day orders.

THE REASON: To send a message to the mass media and the Obama administration that Americans know their gun rights, care about their gun rights, and intend to stand up for their gun rights.

THE BOOK: The Founders’ Second Amendment: Origins of the Right to Keep and Bear Arms by Stephen P. Halbrook

Book Cover: Stephen Halbrook's The Founder's Second Amendment

At this writing, Halbrook’s book has already climbed to #293 on I bought my copy. Please buy yours now!

Dr. Stephen P. Halbrook, a leading Second Amendment scholar and attorney, played a key role in this year’s landmark pro-gun ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court (District of Columbia v. Heller, 2008).

For more on the Second Amendment Book Bomb, go here.

UPDATE 12.15.08 06:00 pm ET: Doug from Upland has posted a notice on and the Amazon rank is now #247.

UPDATE 12.15.08 07:17 pm ET: Amazon sales rank is now #202 and climbing.

UPDATE 12.15.08 09:14 pm ET: Amazon rank is now #161.

UPDATE 12.22.08 5:04 am ET: Apologies for this tardy post. The organizer of the book-buy, founder and president of the Independent Institute David J. Theroux, e-mailed the results to me the following morning (Tuesday, 12.16.08). However, I did not get around to posting them until now. Sorry about that! Overall, Dr. Halbrook’s book The Founder’s Second Amendment reached an Amazon sales rank of #140 and a Barnes and Noble rank of #105. At, its performance by category was as follows:

#1: Law

#1: Civil Rights and Liberties

#1: Constitutions

#1: Constitutional Law

#1: Revolutionary and Founding History

#12: History

#11: Professional and Technical

#26: Nonfiction (all)

Congratulations, Dr. Halbrook, and good luck!

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