American “Gun Obsession” Explained

Even out here in the wild west (Arizona), it is not the ‘wild west’ decried by the anti-gun forces.  Nor is it the one envisioned by those in countries where the rights of citizens to self-protection have been usurped by Draconian gun control laws. Yet, the meme continues that Americans are just a bunch of gun-crazy yahoos, looking for the next OK Corral showdown. Are Americans obsessed with their guns? Well, yes to a point.  It is not the gun itself for which we hold such passion, but for what that gun preserves. A great explanation of that concept comes … Continue reading