- An explanation of what justifies the use of deadly force & how to be a law-abiding armed citizen
- An exploration of commonly-held misconceptions of armed self-defense
- Several case studies and analysis of real-world lethal force situations
In this timely update of the world’s most authoritative work on the topic, In the Gravest Extreme, Massad Ayoob utilizes an extra thirty years of experience to discuss the ideas and issues surrounding the armed citizens’ rules of engagement. Mas explores the evolution of gun laws within the last three decades, discussing the recognition of permits in different states, magazine capacity limits, and how best to keep abreast of these ever-changing laws.
Among the topics discussed, this guide will help you understand any legal and ethical issues concerning the use of lethal force by private citizens. You’ll also learn about the social and psychological issues surrounding the use of lethal force for self-defense or in defense of others. In addition to exploring these issues, Ayoob also discusses the steps a responsible armed citizen can and should take in order to properly prepare for or help mitigate a lethal force situation.