SproutPolitically, not necessarily socially...Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:05am184.108.40.206As a general rule, POLITICAL liberals as represented by the Democrat party oppose private ownership of firearms and suggest that the solution to a threat is seeking assistance from law enforcement officers.
Those who are POLITICALLY conservative, generally suppport private ownership of firearms and suggest that the individual can reasonably use a firearm for self defense, and should be entitled to do so in law.
I have never shot anyone with a handgun. I still carry one. I ALSO have never had a fire in my kitchen. I still keep a fire extinguisher right outside the kitchen.
Hope for the best, plan for the worst.
MOST indivdiuals who carry firearms, whether law enforcment or civilian never use them. But just like a fire extinguisher it is a TOOL that one keeps around for the UNLIKELY event that one might need it... and continually hopes that it is never used.
- I do not understand the Gateway, Mon Jul 23 9:14amcontext of your use of the words liberal and conservative as it applies to gun carrying. I think of myself as socially liberal, fiscally conservative and have never carried a gun. The only time in my ... more
- Politically, not necessarily socially... Sprout, Mon Jul 23 11:05am
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