This article is a doozy and hits on some very important issues. Where left and pro2A folks differ is the actual meaning behind the 2nd Amendment. The left often mentions muskets or deer rifles, we in the pro-2A community say unlimited options. The article mentions Scalia, and they are correct, however, Scalia was wrong.
If the U.S. government has it, so should we! In fact, many legally do. I know of a man with tanks, attack helicopters, and pretty much anything else. Rich folk with good lawyers and money to burn can do anything. Anyway, the point is WE THE PEOPLE are the militia and need tools to defend our neighborhoods and the country if necessary.
If one bad guy shoots someone, or lots of someone’s, it’s his fault, not mine nor my rifle or pistol’s fault, leave us alone. That is the main thing the left won’t hear. We law-abiding gun owners didn’t do it!
Illustration by João Fazenda On September 12th, a little more than a month after the weekend that a shooter killed twenty-two people and wounded twenty-four more at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and a man killed nine people and wounded seventeen outside a bar in Dayton, Ohio, there was a moment of thrilling moral clarity during the Democratic Presidential debate. The former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke, speaking about the kind of semi-automatic weapons used in the massacres, made it clear that he stood by his proposal not only to ban such weapons but to institute a mandatory buyback […]