An opinion on gun control. Wait - strike that. An incredibly informed, well-reasoned opinion on gun control by Larry Correia, someone who is (a) an excellent communicator, and (b) definitely very well-informed about the subject matter.
I didn’t want to post about this, because frankly, it is exhausting. I’ve been having this exact same argument for my entire adult life. It is not an exaggeration when I say that I know pretty much exactly every single thing an anti-gun person can say. I’ve heard it over and over, the same old tired stuff, trotted out every single time there is a tragedy on the news that can be milked. Yet, I got sucked in, and I’ve spent the last few days arguing with people who either mean well but are uninformed about gun laws and how guns actually work (who I don’t mind at all), or the willfully ignorant (who I do mind), or the obnoxiously stupid who are completely incapable of any critical thinking deeper than a Facebook meme (them, I can’t stand).
Today’s blog post is going to be aimed at the first group. I am going to try to go through everything I’ve heard over the last few days, and try to break it down from my perspective. My goal tonight is to write something that my regular readers will be able to share with their friends who may not be as familiar with how mass shootings or gun control laws work.
Of course... assuming that they are capable of making it that far, I am sure that most leftists and statists will manage to completely misinterpret his comments regarding the 2nd amendment and immediately file him in the "OMG domestic terrorist!!!eleventy!!" bucket.
Then again, they're generally incapable of tying their shoes without assistance, so...