Posts Tagged ‘2nd amendment’

I need to address a persistent myth. I’ve seen this myth written in editorials and heard a well-known news commentator repeat it. I’ve had friends repeat it to me during polite conversations. This myth is blatantly ridiculous. Numerous news articles about the debate surrounding this myth have been published in the last few days. These […]


Weapons of war

12Feb13

I have a message for my pro-2nd Amendment friends: guys, we don’t have to pretend our ARs aren’t military weapons. One topic central to the gun control debate is whether or not AR-type rifles are “weapons of war” with no purpose in civilian hands. The anti-gun side points out the obvious similarities between an AR-15 […]


Seven rounds

28Jan13

The controversy surrounding New York state’s new gun control laws mystifies me. What’s the big deal about limiting a pistol’s magazine capacity to seven rounds? Nobody needs more than seven rounds for self defense. After all, when you shoot someone even once, they fly through the air and drop dead, just like in the movies. […]


Quick cop story. I remembered this recently, and I think it’s pertinent to the current national situation. I’ll explain why later. Years ago, I met a police officer from a “commonwealth” state. I didn’t have a good grasp of what that meant. We had a conversation about commonwealth laws, and to this day I’m disgusted […]


I’m going to say something that will undoubtedly cause me to lose some police officer friends. But I feel it needs to be said anyway. I’m willing to take the heat for it. Keep in mind, I became a police officer because I wanted to be a good guy. Even though we’ve all seen reports […]



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