Since I am not a gun owner I defer to others. There are some interesting points that have been made by Mike.
The anti-gun movement has, over the years, provided substantial amusement—and aggravation–to those familiar with firearms and related terminology. However, that amusement has virtually always been tempered by the fact that their ignorance usually results from an attempt to deceive, and through deception, take our most fundamental liberties.
The George Zimmerman trial, currently underway in Sanford, Florida, provides yet another example of the misuse of fact and accurate language. As I noted in Update 32.5 of the Zimmerman series of articles, prosecutor Rich Mantei and his fellows have tried to grossly mislead the public into believing that carrying semiautomatic handguns as they are designed to be carried—magazine fully loaded and a round in the chamber—is somehow negligent, dangerous and criminal. Mantei has also suggested that hollow point ammunition is also somehow evil. Mantei is obviously trying to manipulate fact and perception to obtain an unlawful conviction, but such a conviction would set…
View original post 2,394 more words