I don’t normally get into political stuff on this blog, but my right to self-defense is a topic that is very important to me, and in the wake of Sandy Hook things have gotten a little crazy…
It’s a well-known fact that criminals do not and will never follow laws (only the law-abiding do), and it’s also a well-known fact that they target those who cannot defend themselves. Whether you’re looking at a rabid animal, a mugger, a rapist, or a deranged and homicidal maniac, self-defense is NEVER a right to be taken for granted.
This writer has presented the entire argument better than any article I’ve read thus far. Please read.

Monster Hunter Nation

I didn’t want to post about this, because frankly, it is exhausting. I’ve been having this exact same argument for my entire adult life. It is not an exaggeration when I say that I know pretty much exactly every single thing an anti-gun person can say. I’ve heard it over and over, the same old tired stuff, trotted out every single time there is a tragedy on the news that can be milked. Yet, I got sucked in, and I’ve spent the last few days arguing with people who either mean well but are uninformed about gun laws and how guns actually work (who I don’t mind at all), or the willfully ignorant (who I do mind), or the obnoxiously stupid who are completely incapable of any critical thinking deeper than a Facebook meme (them, I can’t stand).

Today’s blog post is going to be aimed at the first group…

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  1. I have been raised with guns. The whole political argument about it hurts my head. What it comes down to, for me, if a person wants to hurt people they will always find a way. I ought to have the right to defend myself and the ones I love.


    1. Too true, Kenzie. All too true.

      I know a guy who used to work in corrections and he has always said that you would be SHOCKED to see some of the “weapons” created by inmates out of ordinary objects. So it really doesn’t make one iota of difference, and all this back and forth is just going to end up hurting a bunch of innocent people in the long run. 😦

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