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Assaulted: CIVIL Rights Under Fire Reviews

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June 27, 2013
The documentary is predictable, stylistically stolid and about as focused as a pellet-gun blast.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 11, 2013
Like so much of current polarized communication, "Assaulted," wherever it is shown, is likely to be preaching to the choir.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
June 21, 2013
While the film leans more heavily toward pro-gun ownership, finessing that position with a nod toward left-leaning politics, its real purpose is to bring some historical perspective to the argument, to move the conversation beyond emotion-based rhetoric.
July 10, 2013
A surprisingly thoughtful, well-researched attempt to give both sides of the argument respect while illuminating the long history of tensions surrounding gun ownership in America.
June 19, 2013
The almost-complete absence of dissenting voices will likely limit its audience to gun-toting members of the choir, though anyone with an interest in the subject would be well-served by hearing its arguments.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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