By John Farnam
“I grew up shooting shotguns and rifles with my grandfather..,”
“I understand why people want firearms…,”
Then comes the inevitable punch-line:
“I do not believe, however, that there is any legitimate reason for ordinary citizens to own military-grade weapons…, yet these are somehow legal to be bought and to own.”
“Ordinary?” He must be talking about all those “regular” Americans who are proudly self-reliant and want to be able to effectively defend themselves from armed criminals.
“Military-grade weapons” is a broad phrase. He would obviously ban Beretta 92F, and 1911-style pistols if he could.
My guns aren’t “somehow legal.” They ARE legal, and I don’t need the condescending “approval” of some leftist elitist to keep them!
But wait! There’s more:
“An AR-15 makes a lousy self-defense weapon, unless you are worried about guerillas invading your home…”
Actually, that is exactly what I’m worried about, and an AR/M4 makes a superb defensive weapon! I suspect this naive liberal editorialist has never so much as touched one, …Read the Rest