'Thinking Twice' on Gun OwnershipMay 22, 2013 @ 1:09 pm
One of the ads from Washington CeaseFire explained, "It Could Mean the Difference between a Mere Argument or a Funeral." Such language undermines common claims by gun control advocates that they respect fire arms ownership by law-abiding citizens. These ads clearly aim at responsible community members, suggesting we'd all be safer if gun-owners gave up the weapons they keep for self-defense.
The ad sponsors plaintively insist, "We have to do something!" but leaving neighbors alone to make their own decisions on home protection is better than launching expensive ads to stigmatize gun-owners.
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