Even Miss Kitty had Sam The Bartender collect firearms and put them under the bar at The Long Branch Saloon in the long-running Tv show “Gunsmoke “… could it be that one day big-box stores, retails shops, restaurants, bars, schools and other public buildings may have to have a “gun check” room as well?
Ever since the Supreme Court ruled that the 2nd Amendment gave Americans the Constitutional right to keep a loaded, unlocked handgun in their homes to use for self-defense, the pro-gun nation has been trying to push the notion of armed, self-defense beyond the home and into the street. This strategy has taken two paths; on the one hand promoting concealed-carry licensing, on the other, bringing weapons into gun-free zones. There’s nothing but anecdotal evidence supporting the idea that a gun can protect its owner from crime, but there’s plenty of serious research which shows the opposite to be true.
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