Tag Archives: Guns

Can I call myself a Southerner yet?

Last week marked my seventh anniversary as a resident of central Virginia. Since I’ve moved from New Jersey, I have done a number of things in Virginia that I never did in NJ. They are, in part: Voted for a … Continue reading

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Don’t mess with Grandma

Check this out. An 85-year-old woman stopped a punk from robbing her—with a .22 pistol. LAKE LYNN, Pa. — An 85-year-old great-grandmother from Lake Lynn, Fayette County kept an alleged burglar at bay using a .22-caliber pistol. According to police, … Continue reading

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Exercising my Second Amendment rights

I went to a gun show today. And came home with a .38 revolver and a .22 rifle. The rifle is for fun. The revolver is for protection. I am now an armed American. Mind you, I won’t be shooting … Continue reading

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My Second Amendment lesson

I went for my second shooting lesson today, which I think you could call my second Second Amendment lesson. The teacher this time was Joe, a friend of my last teacher’s, who also happens to be an ex-police officer. Joe … Continue reading

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In celebration of Heller

In celebration of the Heller decision, I will be going to my second shooting lesson tomorrow. Or, as my friend Sarah puts it, I’m going to go shooty-bang-bang. Report, and maybe pictures, tomorrow evening.

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