In 2010 New Jersey governor Chris Christie commuted Aitken’s sentence. But Aitken’s experience, like that of other law-abiding gun owners who’ve faced long prison sentences for honest mistakes, raises troubling questions about gun-law overreach, prosecutorial discretion, and judicial abdication. Join us for what promises to be a lively discussion of these issues.
The Blue Tent Sky: How the Left’s War on Guns Cost Me My Son and My Freedom
(Beard Face Books, 2014)
Featuring the author Brian D. Aitken; with comments by Walter Olson, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute; moderated by Tim Lynch, Director, Project on Criminal Justice, Cato Institute.