By Tom Knighton
I read a lot of letters to the editor regarding guns. I find it a good way to see what people are thinking about guns, gun rights, and gun control.
Along the way, I tend to lose any faith in humanity I had beforehand. You see, there’s a lot of people that talk out of their rectums. They say some pretty stupid stuff.
I am not an activist. I own guns, have a carry license and don’t believe in disarming citizens. The gun control push is meant for sensible firearm controls that may limit the carnage today in America. Firearms went from defensive weapons to offensive ones when semiautomatic, large-capacity designs became easily available.
I have a six-round revolver, more than enough to defend my home. The ability to load 10-plus rounds in a pistol or long gun and have quick-replacement clips allows the mass carnage. Studley gives examples of crimes occurring with knives where guns are prohibited. Criminals and the deranged, no matter the cause, will always find a weapon. But how many people can you kill in a knife rampage before being stopped? With a revolver (it takes way too long to reload), maybe six? A …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms