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Clarifying America's Gun Culture

AZYaateeh Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 5:31 AM
Plainly you didn't read his comment, at least not for comprehension, since he said there at the end that Ms. Pavlich should've strengthened her case with the relevant stats ("strengthened with some numbers"). And his post was mostly about the reaction to the article, which is intrinsically relevant, communication is a throughput process—absent feedback, the process is not complete. Trolls think—I use the word advisedly—they're making some point, but always unintentionally prove they struggle with basic literacy.

Since NBC sportscaster Bob Costas went on his halftime anti-gun rant on Sunday using words written by Fox Sports Columnist Jason Whitlock, we’ve heard a lot from the media and from uniformed commentators about America’s “gun culture.” The fact is, America actually has two gun cultures and it is important to distinguish them from one another.  

The first gun culture is deeply seated in American history and her founding. Founding Fathers like George Washington understood that an armed citizenry would prevent government tyranny, which is why we have the Second Amendment. This is a concept rapper...