While the majority of LGBT people seem to be calling for more regulation, Pink Pistols and their allies are hunkering down and taking up arms, banding together under the group's motto, a confrontational warning to potential gay-bashers: "Pick on someone your own caliber." The Pink Pistols formed around 2000, after gay journalist Jonathan Rauch – still outraged by Matthew Shepard's 1998 murder, and knowing gay men who stopped attacks with guns – published an article on .
"[Gays] should set up Pink Pistols task forces, sponsor shooting courses and help homosexuals get licensed to carry," he wrote, noting that they should do it in a way to garner as much publicity as possible.
) The Gun Control Act was an abomination, from the gun-lobby point of view.
Modern air guns use one of three types of power source depending on the design: spring-piston, Gas piston, pre-charged pneumatic, multi pump pneumatic and bottled compressed gas (most commonly carbon dioxide).
“When governments fear the people, there is liberty.” Well, to give the 21st-century American people a fighting chance against their own government, gun-loving Jefferson-quoters will have to decide between one of two options.
Option one: disarm the American military almost completely.
Reduce the number of soldiers so that the public could defeat them in battle if need be, and allow them weapons that are no better than the ones available to the public. Option two: give every American citizen a nuclear weapon of his or her own. At the Labour Party conference this week I felt some sympathy with Jeremy Corbyn.
Once again, he called for an end to personal insults in politics. When will his supporters and colleagues start listening to him?