Rethinking the gun debate

The debate over guns/gun control is something that I have followed for a long time, and often it gets ends up in pointless, circular arguments about what the actual definition of an “assault weapon” is, the role of “mental illness” in shootings, and whether or not magazine capacity limitations would be effective. That is not my intention with this piece. Rather, my hope is to take a fresh look at the gun issue, along the lines what what we as a society really consider rights and privileges.

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