I now see it as an absolute necessity to arm myself as it has become increasingly clear that our government has an adversarial relationship with it's electorate.
I'll be taking a handgun marksmanship class in a week and will likely seek a CCW at least for my wife.
That our nation has descended to this level is appalling. Christianity, self-defense and self-determination, among others, are currently not a principled portion of those we elect.
Buy one for “herd immunity” at least.
When nearly every household has one, they’re not as likely to try to demonize the gunowner to justify their actions.