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Posted on 09/26/2013 2:57:53 AM PDT by rellimpank
A day doesnt go by that the debate of guns doesnt somehow come up in conversation. I live close to Chicago where it seems like there are multiple shootings daily. It has gotten to the point where it doesnt even raise an eyebrow anymore. That statement saddens me dramatically. Even if that person is a gang member, its still another human being getting shot. Somebody lost a child, a brother, a dad, a cousin, a friend. That should bother us but it sure does seem that we have gotten immune to it.
I never considered myself a gun person. For the longest time, I really had no opinion on the gun control or the concealed carry laws. I have to admit that the amount of mass shootings lately is concerning enough for me to now have an opinion on the matter. I hesitate to give it at times because the issue is such a hot button for people and most people involved in this issue are very passionate for one side or the other.
I sense that the reality of liberalism is becoming apparent even to those who were its strongest adherents. Hopefully, they’ll be like reformed smokers and even conservatives will avoid their anti-liberal tirades at parties. Perhaps the pendulum swingeth back.
The gun-free zones: that's where the defenseless victims are.
The best web site ever lives right in the author’s back yard. I invite you all to check out www.heyjackass.com for a light hearted look at the tragedy that is Obammy’s and Rahm’s Chicago.
Note to the criminal community: rob this guy at his house; he’s not carrying.
By “gun person” he presumably means someone who believes that human beings have the right to defend themselves against predators who wish to kill them.
In stating that he is NOT a “gun person” he is thus confessing that he is, ipso facto, an idiot.
Guns are no more the problem than spoons are for fat people. A useful or misused tool. The “problem” isn’t the tool, the problem is the motive of the person using the tool. But that’s too deep for libs, so they ban sodas, guns, and probably spoons next.
Thanks for the tip on HeyJackass.com — reading the data assembled in one place is simply overwhelming compared to experiencing it week after week.
Wwo. Give the guy a break! Did you read the article? He’s a newly minted Second Amendment supporter.
He doesn’t know jack about guns, but he’s now on the right side. It’s a great start...
Maybe this guy tripped on a shot dead body on his way into work.
I’ll give the guy a break when he writes an article entitled ‘I AM a Gun Person.’
To the author: Welcome to the party, new friend.
FRiend, never confuse a headline for content.
He still does not grasp what the real reason for the dems obsession with gun control. It’s not crime or self protection ...it’s disarming the populace so they can enforce their policies. The founding fathers in their wisdom recognized this...thus the second amendment.
Start dropping mortars into the slums and send the inhabitants into the rumored massive FEMA camps. Then send them to Mugabe, he needs farmers. Reclaim the territory.
Most anti-gunners will never get past the headline, so I say again...
Way before I acquired my first firearm, I became a “gun person,” having been recruited by Bill Clinton. I was an NRA member for about seven years before I got my first handgun and learned all about gun safety and usage from a friend who is a law enforcement firearms instructor. So, there’s plenty of hope for this guy and others like him.
When they’re kicking yer door down at 3:00 AM, you are either a ‘gun person’ or wish you were.
I would say this guy is on the right path. While he may not consider himself a “gun person,” he already is. He may have walked politely out of the gate, but he definitely left the plantation.
Is it that so many do not read, or that so many cannot comprehend? Just wondering.
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