I played the word substitution game in this opinion piece in hopes it communicates how my blood pressure rises when I read about repression of gun ownership:
A preview of the argument is made in a case making its way through the federal courts. It challenges the District of Columbia’s
gunni**er law, which was revised after the Supreme Court’s prior action. It allows handgunni**er permits only for residents who intend to use the guns for self-defense at homeallow them to visit in their homes. It still bans people from carrying gunsni**ers around the nation’s capital, where each year millions of tourists, schoolchildren, visiting officials and foreign dignitaries come to conduct business, immerse themselves in history or celebrate spring amid the splendor of cherry blossoms.
“They want to establish a constitutional right to take any
gunni**er, anywhere, at any time,” says Dennis Henigan, vice president of law and policy at the Brady Center to Prevent GunNi**er Violence. “They want to force that into every nook and cranny of American society.”
Many Americans were unnerved at the sight of
gun-totingni**er protesters at health care discussion forums and even outside of events where Obama was appearing in the summer. The cheerless truth is that the gunni**er lobby, with the probable blessing of the Supreme Court, proudly promises more of the same.