The anti-Second Amendment freedom crowd frequently claims they want to have a national “conversation” on gun rights and gun-related crime. “OK,” most reasonable people might think. But soon they are stymied by the dilemma: How do you have even a semi-intelligent “conversation” on guns with politicians and celebrities who are so ignorant and biased on the subject, yet think they’re so much more enlightened than the rest of us?
If you’re one of the millions of people who recently purchased a firearm for the first time, congratulations and welcome to the ranks of American gun owners. Like the majority of modern gun owners, you probably bought a gun because you were concerned about self-defense or want to enjoy the shooting sports in some way.