Poll Finds Even Conservatives Who Don’t Own Guns Value Second Amendment
By Tom Knighton
Here at Bearing Arms, I often use the term “gun owner” a lot to talk about what we will and won’t take from the anti-gun left. In truth, that’s not the best way to refer to people who value the Second Amendment.
There are some who own plenty of guns but don’t think anyone else should. After all, they know that they are responsible, but their inherent distrust of their fellow man means they think the rest of us aren’t worthy. There aren’t a lot of them, but I suspect many of us have encountered folks like this.
On the other hand, there are a lot of people who have no interest in owning a gun themselves but believe that the Second Amendment is an integral part of the United States Constitution.
In fact, it seems that conservatives, by and large, will support the Second Amendment regardless of whether they have a gun or not.
Gallup editor-in-chief Frank Newport said on Tuesday that conservatives who don’t own guns are still likely to feel strongly about Second Amendment rights.
“The issue has become politicized like so many other issues. It’s become a symbolic issue for a lot of non-gun owning conservative Republicans,” Newport …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms