> Another Virulent Outbreak of the Me Macho Have Gun Meme
No. That is a -- poor -- assumption on your part.
It is an outbreak of the SELF-PROTECTION and FREEDOM genes
I believe in the Right to Keep and Bear Arms in the same sense
that I believe in the rights to Freedom of Speech, Religion --
and freedom FROM the Religions of others -- Equality of all
humans (races, sex, religion, etc) under the law.
I believe in being armed in the same way that I believe in
wearing a SEAT BELT, locking my doors, carrying a first aid
kit, flashlight and a spare tire -- and today a cell phone.
For everytime you need the firearm you will need the cellphone
1000 times and let me assure you if you USE the firearm you will
almost certainly NEED the phone to call 1) the police, 2) your
If anything, the responsibility of keeping arms has made me ACT
less macho. Although I have never been into acting macho
particularly -- in any case.
I encourage my daughters to shoot for building skill and fun,
and to carry their pepper spray and cellphones wherever they
Herb Martin, MCT, MCSD, MCSE
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