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Clarifying America's Gun Culture

Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 1:51 PM
Koresh broke no laws. ATF had no business doing an armed,forcible entry over a simple $200 tax matter,and LIED about drug labs and child abuse,both of for which they had NO jurisdiction.(and no warrant) If a couple of ATF officers had simply waked to the door,knocked and ASKED to inspect for the alleged items,they would have been admitted and there would have been no photo op and no tragedy and no large number of ODCs burned to death. I'm surprised you're not hollering over the civil rights violations of all those people,including many children.But,no,you FELL for the demonization of a religious sect harming no one.

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...