About a decade ago, more or less, I was talking to a quite right wing and very prominent conservative who I sometimes chat with. I think this was around the time of the Newtown shooting. But perhaps it was in the aftermath of some other massacre. Painful as it is to say, the massacre aftermaths kind of run together. In any case, if it wasn’t Newtown it was generally in that time frame. He told me that while he was politically or publicly pro-gun in fact he hated guns. Didn’t want them in his house. Didn’t want them near his kids. It was an interesting instance of how our public or political selves may be out of sync with our experience of the world.Read More
How The NRA Evolved From Backing A Ban On Machine Guns To Blocking Almost All Gun Restrictions Today
The NRA’s more than 150-year history spans three distinct eras.
The crowded race for Michigan’s Republican gubernatorial nomination might thin out quite a bit by the end of the week.READ MORE