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Why I Need Guns

The other day I read another essay on gun control. Too many mad men with grudges. The author had good arguments for limiting gun access for certain populations, for outlawing guns like the AR-15, a popular weapon that has been used in countless school killings and other mass murders in this country. 282 more words

History of U.S. Military Gun Salutes

In recognition of Veterans Day we look at the origins of some of the honors bestowed daily in the military communities.

Source: History of U.S. Military Gun Salutes

2nd Amendment

Mental Illness and Gun Control: Where Do We Draw the Line Between Constitutional Rights and Individuals’ Safety?

America is not a stranger to gun violence as it leads developing countries in the number of gun-related homicides per year. Since one of America’s most horrendous acts of gun violence in its history, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012 that killed 20 children and 6 adults, the United States has faced 1,518 mass shootings as of October 2017. 1,563 more words

Opinion Pieces

First Principles: Peace Requires Strength and The Willingness To Use It

“These people are either too superstitiously religious, or too cowardly for arms; they either can not or dare not defend ; their property is open to anyone who has the courage to attack them… The supposed quietude of a good man allures the ruffian; while on the other hand, arms, like laws, discourage and keep the invader and the plunderer in awe, and preserve order in the world as well as property. 122 more words

First Principles

Let Freedom Ring v. 2.9

Mass shootings happen all the time
Without a reason, but with rhyme:
For thoughts and prayers and guns, demand
Will spike, but changes won’t be planned. 44 more words

Poetry