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It isn’t guns we love but what they represent

Old Guns
I agree and disagree with this general premise. The author states that our love of guns is passed down from father to son. That is true. I have a few guns that were my dad's. Two of which were his passed down to him from someone who had them passed down to them. Two of them (one still shoots one doesn't) are from the turn of the century. One, a pistol, was purchased from the Sears and Roebuck cata...
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Blacks, Guns, and the 2nd Amendment’s Necessity

Man with a gun among books
"As much as America loves her guns, she has never liked the idea of seeing them in black hands." I do not think it was the author's intention, but this article makes an excellent example for the 2nd Amendment in a fully intact form. The idea is that white people don't want black people to own guns. To demonstrate this the article goes through a list of laws specifically designed to keep guns ou...
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Girl, 5, suspended from school for playing with a stick | Daily Mail Online

It's a stick, not a gun, and she's five.
First off, it's a stick, not a gun. If teachers want to inform children about gun violence that's fine but I have issue with suspending a child from their school for a stick or pointing a finger and going "bang!" as these things don't actually fire bullets. I know that's surprising to discover but they aren't real firearms. "The youngster picked up the stick which she found in the school yard and ...
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