Thursday, April 9, 2009

Excellent thinking in a well-written essay about guns and freedom

So many people write about guns and about our freedoms. But few have written so concisely and cogently as "Armed Liberal" has in this piece at the Winds of Change blog.

Here's an excerpt -

"We are left with the choice between the tragedy of funerals we have today and the tragic farce of placing our face quietly under Orwell's eternal boot. And the tragedy - the real tragedy of that choice - is that it isn't a choice; because what we would get at the end of choosing it, I believe, is the worst of both worlds where law abiding citizens place themselves at the mercy of both an intrusive and useless state and of violent criminals the state cannot control."

Read all of it here.

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