“I‘m mad as hell, and I’m not gonna take it any more!” shouted character Howard Beale in the 1976 film Network. I can relate to that sentiment because that’s about how I feel when it comes to the gun issue, as you may have gathered elsewhere; it’s kinda why I started this blog afterall. These days though, supporting the Second Amendment is enough to get you ridiculed and insulted. In their ongoing efforts to restrict gun ownership, the ultimate goal being a complete gun ban, anti-gun liberals have co-opted a formerly conservative tactic: accuse the other side of treason.
This past Thursday, Christopher Swindell, a journalism professor (ha!) at Marshall University in West Virginia, accused the NRA and its members of treason, and suggested they ought to be shot by a firing squad. Before we go any farther, let’s define “treason” so we’re all working from the same play book. According to Webster’s Dictionary, “treason” is defined as:Continue Reading