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Displaying the Politically Incorrect

This is the second in a three-post series on engaging politically incorrect (to some) items and topics in public discourse through the lens of exhibiting firearms in museums. It is no surprise that firearms are highly politicized objects in current culture. As a result, it...

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Firearms, Museology, and Politics

This is the first in a three-post series on engaging politically incorrect (to some) items and topics in public discourse through the lens of exhibiting firearms in museums. In 2014, a Yahoo Travel article  listed the ten most politically incorrect museums that might offend you. On...

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A Legal Dilemma for Museums in the United States

When a firearms law is passed, the last thing people think about is, how will this affect a museum? Unless of course, you’re me. In the United States, it probably fair to say that a firearm or related artifact exists in most museums. Unfortunately, there...

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