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    NEW BOOK: Gun Control in Nazi-Occupied France: Tyranny and Resistance

    By Stephen P. Halbrook

    In the 1930s, French Prime Minister Pierre Laval imposed gun registration, making it easier for the Nazis to confiscate weapons when they invaded in 1940.

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    NEW BOOK: T.R.M. Howard: Doctor, Entrepreneur, Civil Rights Pioneer

    By David T. Beito and Linda Royster Beito

    Born into poverty in 1908, T.R.M. Howard became a surgeon, started numerous organizations and businesses, crusaded for black empowerment, and continues to inspire lessons for today.

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T.R.M. Howard: Doctor, Entrepreneur, Civil Rights Pioner | Linda & David Beito

Independent Institute Research Fellows Linda and David Beito at the Young Black Leadership Summit held on Washington, D.C. on October 24 and 25, 2018.

 

California Golden Fleece Awards Fall 2018: Lawmakers and Government Employees Who Harass

The California Golden Fleece® Awards expose waste, fraud, and abuse in California government.

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