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Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Urban violence spreading to parks - national park carry vindicated
Of course, that "spilled" violence poses a threat not only to rangers, but to park visitors, as well. The good news is that, since February of this year, national parks no longer ban effective self-defense. This change wasnot met with universal approval, of course. As we'vediscussed before, the veryneedfor the ability to defend oneself was scorned by some, including the a National Park Service retiree quoted by the Violence Policy Center's Josh Sugarmann,in theHuffington Post:...[more]
So many people seem to think a good arguing point is about the "need" for tools of self-defense. I guess they don't understand that the whole point of the 2nd Amendment is not for any specific purpose, but rather a plethora, if you will.