Monthly Archive: December 2015

Dec 18

Primer V: The Intentions of the Founding Fathers

“Those who would give up a essential liberty, to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither safety nor liberty.” – Benjamin Franklin. Furthermore, though this quote is undetermined in it’s origin, “Democracy is two wolves and a lamb deciding what to have for lunch. Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the vote.” The framers of …

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Dec 18

Primer IV: Why Do You Need to Carry in Public?

Let me preface this fourth primer article by stating that the choice to carry a firearm in public is an intensely personal one. It requires introspection and the¬†acceptance of a great deal of responsibility. If you do not feel comfortable carrying a gun in public, then please, don’t. However, in my experience, it seems that …

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Dec 18

Primer III: Why Does Anyone Need a High-Capacity Magazine?

The third question asked by our five-part introductory articles asks, “Why do you need a high capacity magazine?” Let’s begin by defining what exactly that term means, since it seems to vary depending on who’s talking about it. For decades, 30 rounds has been the standard for many modern semi-automatic rifles. Note that in semi-automatic …

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