On Friday night, male model Tyson Beckford Tweeted the above image. “It’s not the first time the 45-year-old Rochester, N.Y. native has shown off his gun enthusiasm,” nydailynews.com reports. ” The former ‘Make Me a Super Model’ host made headlines last year when rapper Chris Brown called him out for spending time with his ex-girlfriend Karrueche Tran. Beckford responded to Brown’s Twitter threats by posting a video of himself shooting at a gun range.” You can view a sample of Mr. Beckford’s Instagram love for firearms after the jump, as I ask . . .
Is it OK to signal your willingness to protect yourself by “flaunting” your guns in public? Or does a responsible gun owner necessarily walk softly and carry a big gun stick? That’s a tough one.
If you’re being directly threatened, I reckon you’re fully justified in “notifying” the world that you’re prepared to defend you and yours by force of arms. In that case, sun’s-out-guns-out messaging warns off someone who’s indicated a desire to ruin your whole day. Deterrence beats defense.
That said . . .
What’s wrong with a general threat of armed self-defense, like the Tweet at the top of this …Read the Rest
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