I am personally in favor of having guns also. Just like we have for many years. I am NOT in favor of allowing military-grade weapons as "toys" for every Tom, Dick and hairy dickhead that wants to spray bullets. I WANT the 2nd Amendment .... adjusted to fit these modern times! An AR-15 is NOT a musket, as was the prime weapon at the time the Second was envisioned.
No, NO militant group should be allowed to outgun the normal "peacekeepers and lawmen". Many countries allow their people to own guns, NONE of them have the problems WE have today. If we have THAT MUCH mental illness, as the NRA seems to imagine, we need STRONGER restrictions than the original Amendment requires ... until we find our SANITY!
I have owned guns since I was a teen. I was a proud NRA member for many years .... until they contracted the "mental illness" of today. Hopefully, we'll find a cure someday and the NRA will again get back to basic gun safety, which was their prime directive when I was a member.
Side: Clear as day
Question. Are there links to aforementioned testimony that the man killed was, in fact, carrying a rifle? Is there alternate photographic evidence? What I see in the photo is one arm in a position that yes, may indicate he is pointing a Kalashnikov style rifle in a way that is threatening. It may also be he was holding it at low ready, which does not excuse his actions and does not necessarily condemn the accused driver. It may also have been a black blur in the image. To be clear, I will not argue that the accused driver doesn't have every right to defend his life, nor will I argue that this level of hypocrisy is something I put past the established far left. However, before I can make a fair judgement, I need to see further evidence that he was, in fact, armed.
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