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To: Noamie
Firearm bigots never stop, nor tire, in the fight to diminish freedom and liberty:

BTW, back in the 1980's, I learned the term for people who hate guns are called "hoplophobes," actually fear of weapons but can be applied here too. I think the late Jeff Cooper came out with that term in 1962.
8 posted on 12/10/2012 12:39:15 PM PST by Nowhere Man (It is about time we re-enact Normandy, at the shores of the Potomac.)
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To: Nowhere Man
BTW, back in the 1980's, I learned the term for people who hate guns are called "hoplophobes," actually fear of weapons but can be applied here too.

The late Colonel Cooper did indeed popularize the term, if not coin it. But I sent him a letter correcting him: the unnatural fear of weapons is indeed hoplo-phobia, but it is hatred of guns and those who have skill-at-arms that is actually at play here, so the correct term should be hoplomisophia. Col. Cooper passed away before noting the point in print.

40 posted on 12/11/2012 10:51:07 AM PST by archy
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