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14 Things Everyone Should Understand About Guns
#1
Basic, but a good read.

http://thefederalist.com/2015/02/24/14-t...bout-guns/

Quote:Guns can be dangerous in the wrong hands. But so are articles about guns written by people who don’t understand anything about them.

There’s sadly no excuse to be ignorant about firearms. They’ve been around for hundreds of years. They’re owned and operated safely by tens of millions of Americans each year. Our Constitution guarantees our individual right to possess guns so that we might be able to defend ourselves from those who would violently take away our freedom. Many gun controllers, however — some of whom have bylines for major media organizations — don’t actually know the first thing about firearms.
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#2
Good read but for gun owners it's basically preaching to the choir. We have to remember that the anti's don't want to hear facts, their arguments are always based on "feelings". No matter what we show and prove to them, they will reject it.

One small example: I had a job to do in Salt Lake City for my main job. While their, I went to a gun store that had a great deal on .45 Colt unprimed brass. I bought a sealed bag of 100 cases. Didn't think about it and had it in my carry on bag when I was flying back to State College. Of course it showed up and we got into a discussion about allowing it on the airplane. The TSA supervisor (a woman) would not listen to my argument that it was not ammunition, and couldn't hurt anyone (well I guess it could if I threw it at someone and hit them in the eye Confused ). She was adament that it couldn't go on the plane because it was ammunition. A SLC police Sgt. came over to see what was going on. I asked him to explain to the supervisor that these were not ammo. He agreed with me and explained to her that they were NOT ammunition and were perfectly legal to carry on. She didn't care what he said, she told him that she was the supervisor and that she would make the decision. I had to take the brass and was escorted by another TSA person to a gift shop to buy a mailer package and a bunch of stamps to mail the brass to myself. My escort was a gun guy and told me that the supervisor was anti gun and this happened a lot, it didn't matter what the gun knowledgeable TSA agents explained to her or what the the police said, she was not going to change her mind. Well I did get her name and such and wrote to the TSA but I doubt anything happened.

Basically the anti's put their fingers in their ears and go "blah, blah, blah, I can't hear you", when you try to logically explain, with facts, the realities of how guns work and how the gun is not the culprit.
Xringshooter, proud to be a member of pa2a.org since Sep 2012.
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