Tag: assault weapons
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Alex's Definitive Guide to the Gun Control Debate

I have been dragged through this debate so many times that the talking points have been ingrained into my neural pathways like the well worn action of Grandpa’s old Remington shotgun. For the record, I am pro-gun, but for infinitely simpler reasons than the typical pundit: I just like

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Yankee prejudice and gun control

I recently watched Ken Burn’s documentary on Prohibition, and somewhere between the story of Carrie Nation and George Remus I realized something about the modern gun control debate: The pro-gun control side is acting on cultural sensibilities expressed as moralistic outrage. How  you feel about guns is self-evidently related

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Warrior Phobia

Hector

The events of recent shootings have occasioned a great renewal of public debate over “violence” in our culture. According to the popular narrative of the media and Bleeding Heart Liberals (an apt description if there ever was one), American society suffers from a sick fascination with guns and violent entertainment.

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