Under the completely objective and not at all inflammatory headline "Meet the Gay Libertarian Gun Nuts," Cecilia D'Anastasio writes
If you find the “gay libertarian gun enthusiast” identity perplexing, you’re not alone.
Gosh oh golly, yes, that is perplexing. What could individual liberty have to do with itself?
The author then gives Shelby Chestnut of the Anti-Violence Project the last word:
"We need to look at the systemic inequalities that are causing people to be victims of violence,” she said. “The solution to that is definitely not creating violence to end violence."
Ms. Chestnut is welcome to ride her "systemic inequalities" unicorn, but some of us think that in the real world, intervening in violence to prevent violence from coming to fruition is enough of a solution.
Members of a group with an enhanced chance of being assaulted, perhaps with lethal results, chooses to acquire and train to utilize effective and modern means of self-defense - this is a surprise, how?
Yeah, taking responsibility for my own safety.. makes me a "gun nut". Why are neo-liberals so painfully narrow minded?
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