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Defending the Right to Self-Defense

Baldur Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 1:02 PM
Why the constant harping on "gun violence", as if the only weapon ever used is a gun. Everything that can possibly can be used to kill someone has been used, including hands and feet. Using the misleading terminology of the left will make it difficult to win a debate that the left is not participating in anyway. They merely spend their time waiting for us to get to a point where they can interrupt and speak - or shout - their piece. It is important to pay attention to what we say and how we say it, so that there is no misunderstanding that we will not be disarmed.

The recent spate of mass shootings has prompted President Obama and his allies in Congress to pursue new gun control laws with special urgency. Mr. Obama is correct in sensing that the American people are ready for serious action on this issue, but he is mistaken in thinking that they are in agreement with him regarding the best way to address gun violence in America. His choice to focus exclusively on guns to the virtual exclusion of mental health issues or the role of violence in the media has backfired drastically. Gun sales are at record levels, and supply can hardly...