BBC: America’s Least Likely Gun Owners

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  1. HuckleberryFun

    HuckleberryFun
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    In the past two years there has been a huge surge in “non-traditional” gun owners. There are a lot of new faces at the range and they don’t look like you anymore. If 2A rights are going to be preserved then gun culture has to expand beyond the ever shrinking demographic of conservative old white guys. These new people are, almost all, staunchly pro-2A.
    Link to the BBC News story:

    America's least likely gun owners?
     
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    Sweet! Nice to see our fellow liberal gun owners getting some press. Pretty favorable coverage considering BBC.
     
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    An armed society is a polite society.... trust me on this. o_O
     
  4. HuckleberryFun

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    Got no issue with that at all. Too true.
    5 guys with baseball bats about to bash some guy get real polite when he pulls a gun. Self defense is everyone’s right.
     
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    I see and sell to a lot more hipsters at gun shows. They take that Glock or AR out to their Prius feeling more manly.
     
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    Hey man, whatever gets them there.... ;)
     
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    Congratulations
     
  8. Eeyore

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    Or, maybe they're gun folk and 2A supporters.
     
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    Nah, most don’t know anything about guns.
     
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  10. Eeyore

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    Not the armed liberals I know. YMMV
     
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    This is why everybody in BBC land gets stabbed.. left, right and center.
     
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  12. HuckleberryFun

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    Yup. Walking encyclopedias of firearm knowledge, some of them.
    Don’t know any personally that drive a Prius, but I’m sure some do.
     
  13. HuckleberryFun

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    That’s why the non-negative portrayal of the gun people in the story was a surprise. Brits are pretty anti-gun overall.
    (With notable exceptions)
     
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    Those Folks have been out there for years. I've seen them at the Different Ranges I've worked at over the years. The BBC is just a bit slow on the up take! :):):)
     
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    I 100% support them. They have every reason to be armed. I donate money to just about every 2A group that fights for OUR rights. We need to unify our efforts to protect then 2nd Amendment. The gatekeeper nonsense is divisive and needs to stop.
     
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    How else are they going tp to take down the government they so hate?
     
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    The funny thing to me is how surprised some people would be if they knew who the liberal gun owners were at the range.
     
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    Gives me some hope for the future.
     
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    Ugh, this thread again. IBTL
     
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    The 2A is for all law-abiding Americans; man or woman, old or young, management or labor, of any race, of any creed, of any sexual orientation or proclivity, Anglo or Latino, and of any socio-economic class. We may be very different people, with different outlooks and walks of life, but we in these United States are all Americans, and therefore have the birthright to keep and bear arms. The great equalizer is just that.
     
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