When I talk to women who support gun control, I [try to] interject a simple thought experiment. You’re sitting in a room. There’s a gun on the table in front of you. A large man comes into the room with a knife to rape and/or kill you. Do you pick up the gun? I get a range of interesting responses . . .
Some dodge the question. “We’re not talking about that!” Some change the subject. “I want to stop people from turning to a life of crime.” Some say they’d run — and then refuse to address a scenario where they couldn’t escape. “There’s always a way out.” Some say they’d use the gun, but wouldn’t fire it. Some say no, they wouldn’t pick up the gun.
I don’t argue. I simply re-ask the question introducing a new variable. You’re sitting in a room with your children. There’s a gun on the table in front of you. A large man comes into the room with a knife to rape and/or kill you and/or your children. Do you pick up the gun?
I don’t really care how they answer. The point’s made, whether they like it or not, whether they admit it or …Read the Rest
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