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Another Honest Liberal Writes about Gun Ownership and Second Amendment Rights

Texas Chris Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 7:36 AM
It'd be a better world if I could fly and fart rainbows, too. The reality is that without guns, people would learn to shoot bows and arrows. Without those, it'd be swords and armor. Without those, spears and clubs. Without those, rocks and sticks... A gun is simply a tool for equalization of the ability to commit the level of violence required to maintain personal safety. 80 year old granny is equal to 20 year old punk thug if she's armed. Take away granny's gun, and she's a helpless victim.

Late last year, I shared a very powerful article by an admitted liberal who concluded that gun control was impractical and illogical.

Now I want to share a New York Times column from another leftist. Justin Cronin also supports the right of gun ownership, but he offers a more personal reason for his support of the Second Amendment.

Here are some of the key excerpts from his column.

I am a New England liberal, born and bred. I have lived most of my life in the Northeast — Boston, New York and Philadelphia — and my politics are devoutly...

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