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Old 01-10-2013, 10:23 AM  
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Great article on Gun Control by a Liberal gun owner

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It’s not easy being a leftist who loves guns. It’s like being a Republican who listens to NPR or supports single payer health care. But being a leftist, I get exposed to all the liberal publications and media that invariably call for gun control every time someone does something stupid with one. Being a gun enthusiast, I also get exposed to the political Right’s oversimplification of those liberals as somehow lacking moral fiber or true appreciation of freedom. Rather than agreeing with both, I tend to end up arguing with both. It’s exhausting to always feel like I’m apologizing for the other “side”.

This article takes a point of view, but aims to do so in a way that members of both sides of the political spectrum can understand. I’ll try to give some idea as to why we on the political left roll our eyes at the rhetoric of the NRA, and how we in the “gun culture” can possibly defend something called “assault weapons”.

Read the rest of the article here:
http://kontradictions.wordpress.com/...-ill-tell-you/

Does a great job of explaining the idiocy of the assault weapons ban.
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:26 AM   #2
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:28 AM   #3
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:20 AM   #4
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First time I've seen it.

Good article. Hard to believe the author is a liberal.
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:21 AM   #5
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First time I've seen it.

Good article. Hard to believe the author is a liberal.
They're not all insane.
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:43 AM   #6
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They're not all insane.
Some don't even really care about the issue of gun control as an issue. They just look at it as an issue that could weaken the Republican party. They figure saying, "Something must be done!" over and over, and then saying, "They don't want anything done! They want children to die!" is a good way to erode the Republican party's image.
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:46 AM   #7
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that was an xlnt read. thx for posting.
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:00 PM   #8
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