Why Gun Rights Advocates Can’t Afford To Give Any Ground
By Tom Knighton
Gun control supports keep complaining that the pro-Second Amendment side isn’t interested in compromise. They claim they don’t want to take away all of our guns, despite knowing damn good and well that at least some of them do.
However, we can’t give any ground. At all.
First, they do not want compromise. They’re not interested in giving us anything we want. They are willing to take a little less than what they want. That’s not a compromise.
Further, the same thing will keep happening over and over again. For example, take this editorial from Winnipeg.
Those who are committed to addressing firearms-related violence in Canada — including both homicides and suicides — tend to favour greater restriction on the types of weapons available to the public and the manner in which they can be legally obtained. Of particular interest to gun-control advocates are handguns and military-style assault rifles, neither of which have any real practical application for civilians, hunters or rural residents who keep firearms at hand to protect their livestock from predation.
Those who oppose gun control are inclined to fly into a bit of a tizzy at the mere utterance of the words, retreating to familiar …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms