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2nd Amendment

The big gundown

Texas gun enthusiasts -- but I repeat myself -- might be dismayed by Gov. Rick Perry's apparent acceptance of state-level gun control:

Gun noise

Good piece in the National Review on the killing of 17-year-old Trayson Martin by "neighborhood watch" vigilante and cop wannabe George Zimmerman. It makes an important point that those committed to armed self-defense must also commit to the principle that those who bear arms must act responsibly:

Repeat offenders

We Hoosiers seem to be a bloodthirsty lot. Saw this story from the Muncie newspaper  (via the Indianapolis Star) -- a homeowner had confronted a burglar and held him at gunpoint until police arrived and hauled him off. Seemed like a routine story, so I wondered why there were so many comments. Many of them were in this vein: