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Offline Chemsoldier

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Why People are Anti-Gun
« on: December 18, 2017, 10:21:29 AM »
Clayton Cramer (progun blogger) on one of the reasons people become anti-gun. Sometimes it is because of exposure to gun owners, not because of lack of exposure.

 http://claytonecramer.blogspot.com/2017/12/why-people-are-anti-gun.html?m=1

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Re: Why People are Anti-Gun
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2017, 06:40:34 PM »
From the article:
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Some traumas preclude reason.
Yes they frequently do.

It brings to mind the old saying "You can't reason someone out of a position he didn't reason himself into."  People seldom come to hate guns through deep thinking on the matter, but still, sometimes it is an understandable reaction to a traumatic event.

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Re: Why People are Anti-Gun
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2017, 07:10:39 PM »
It also reminds me to keep to my rules.

If I have people over and we are drinking, no iron. I don't care if I know it's unloaded, if I don't even own ammo in that caliber yet.  No iron.
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Re: Why People are Anti-Gun
« Reply #3 on: December 19, 2017, 08:50:40 AM »
It also reminds me to keep to my rules.

If I have people over and we are drinking, no iron. I don't care if I know it's unloaded, if I don't even own ammo in that caliber yet.  No iron.


That's a good rule, but it can be awkward when you are a guest in another home.  A few times I've been greeted with "something to drink", and then "let me show you this custom stock I just got for my deer rifle".

No one is playing around or violating the 4 rules, however it's a gray area at best.