By Tom Knighton
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
It’s easy to be anti-gun when you can’t imagine why anyone would want or need a gun. Sure, the Second Amendment says you have a right to own guns, but that’s so old it shouldn’t count anymore, right? (Nevermind that it was written the same time as freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, protection against illegal search and seizures, and so on).
But what about when reality comes and smacks you upside the head?
Over at The Daily Signal, former anti-gunner Ryan Moore talks about what happened after two armed me mugged him.
One guy held a gun in my face, and the other held a gun to the back of my head. They took my MacBook Air, two iPads, an iPhone, an iPod Touch, and my wallet.
After that horrific experience, I slowly came to see things from a different perspective. Literally, I would become the personification of the old adage that a conservative is a liberal who has been mugged by reality.
Later, I became a homeowner and realized the best way to defend against a home invasion is with a firearm. So I became a gun owner.
Not long after, I discovered I really …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms