Gun Rights Lesson #602 – Reciprocity

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of a series of articles on gun rights. Each addresses a common anti-gun trope. “Why should my state have to respect the lax gun licensing rules of some other state?!” Lets say that you, an American living in America, wish...

Earnest Fools

Or… Giving Away The Rights They Don’t Think Matter Yesterday, protestors marched all over the world to protest gun violence and demand more gun control be imposed on America’s citizens. These marches, led by the young, captured national headlines...

Declaring Themselves Unfit?

For the third or fourth time since the Parkland shooting, a story about some “moral high ground” gun owner handing his AR-15 over to the police has crossed my social media news feeds. I get that this is an empty gesture intended as virtue-signal theater,...

Inconvenient Events

A school shooting incident in Maryland splashed across the national news this morning. As is now the norm, it got reported across many platforms in near-real-time, with vague early information eventually giving way to concrete facts. At the time of this writing, it...

Defending Ignorance

I read a new word today. “Gunsplaining.” If you’re a pro-gun-rights type who’s engaged in any degree of debate, you immediately know what it means. But, for everyone else, put simply, it’s a derisive description of the act of correcting...

Gun Rights Lesson #247 – Minimum Age

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one of a series of articles on gun rights. Each addresses a common anti-gun trope. “The Parkland school shooter was only 19! You should be 21 years old in order to buy a gun!” It is correctly observed that anecdotes are not...