I know there are a wide range of opinions on the matter.
And in truth I think guns and alcohol go together as well as driving and alcohol. Yet, with that being said, who among us hasn’t had a drink with dinner at a restaurant and then drove home? Just because a drop of alcohol passes our lips does not immediately make us drunken blathering idiots.
It comes down to personal responsibility. I know, in today’s America that is a radical concept.
In Pennsylvania it is legal to carry a loaded firearm into a bar and have a drink. I know in other states in the union they like to micromanage through legislation every facet of a person’s life in order to control them as much as possible “for their own good”.
It always baffles me when government treats its citizens like helpless children and then are surprised when those citizens act like idiotic children. We, as a society have been fostering this notion of “passing the buck” and “nothing is our fault” for a while now.
What happened to the nation that pulls itself up by its own bootstraps, that takes responsibility for its own actions?
I don’t need a law to tell me not to be a drunken jackass with a gun.
So yeah. Where it is legal I will responsibly continue to carry a firearm.
If you don’t trust yourself to do the same by all means don’t but don’t try and legislate your weaknesses onto me.
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