Yays or Nays for the NRA

I do believe in the 2nd amendment and for several reasons. I am not a member of the NRA, don’t even own a gun. However, I always grew up around them and felt safer, for the most part. What I do see, however, is a basic inability to ferret out the ones who are mentally unsettled enough not to own a weapon. What I know is that there is always a way and, cliche, though it may sound: if we outlaw guns, the only ones with guns will be the outlaws.

athingirldotcom

The recent Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh has really affected me. I have mixed feelings about our gun laws to begin with, as many of us do.

Should we have the Right to Bear Arms, as our Second Amendment states, ratified on December 15, 1791?

I remember years ago, being on a date with the late comedian David Brenner. We were at a lovely West Side restaurant, long gone, called Nanny Rose that had black match books with pink roses on the front. David, who was at his most famous, always ordered a Chef’s Salad because so many fans approached him for autographs, his food would get cold.

That night when he got up to take off his blazer, I saw a gun shoved in the back of his pants. A little shocked, I asked, why on earth he was carrying one?

“I have two words for ya,” he said, without…

View original post 407 more words

Post a comment or leave a trackback: Trackback URL.

Feel free to say something; I look forward to it!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

North Noir

DETECTIVE FICTION - A.M. Potter | AUTHOR SITE and BLOG

carly books

I read lots of books, from mythology retellings to literary fiction and I love to reread books from childhood, this is a place to voice my thoughts for fun. I also like to ramble about things such as art or nature every now and again.

Ipsa.rb

QUALITY LIFE

. . .

love each other like you are the lyric and they are the music

The Grief Reality

Normalising the conversation about Grief.

Reading Under the Olive Tree

We are all Kindred Spirits; connected in Life

%d bloggers like this: