Want to write to your legislators in D.C. but don't know what to say, or how to send it to all of them? Ruger has made it very easy for you. Just go here, fill out your contact information, and in one swell foop Ruger will automagically send a letter (not sure if it's electronic, physical, or both) to "the President, Vice-President, your Senators, Representative, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, State-Level Elected Officials and State Attorney General." Political activism has never been more convenient!
Speaking of convenience, if you're tired of having to explain what an automatic weapon is, or debate how a new AWB is a total waste of time, The Truth About Assault Weapons is your new best friend. Using simple language and color pictures, it explains the difference between "assault weapon" and "assault rifle". Even if it doesn't convince your opponent, you've at least saved yourself some time and effort.
Oh, and as a question for my fellow gunnies out there: Just now, on Facebook, I was in a debate about guns and the usual "only military and police should have them" codswallop was being brought out, when I discovered the speaker was a German citizen living in Bulgaria (and who, incidentally, identifies himself as a monarchist of all things). My response was "I see no point in debating the policy of my nation's gun laws with a non-citizen. Good day."
My question is, was I right in not trying to convince someone who won't have an effect on our laws anyway? Or should I have engaged him anyway? I can see the point being made that You aren't trying to convince him, you're trying to convince the onlookers but I saw no real gain to be made by debating someone who believes in a ruling class and that the serfs should be disarmed.
Monday, January 14, 2013
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