This series of articles is meant to break a complicated subject into easier segments. Each part will focus on one topic within a much larger idea. This part focuses on what a gun is and what it's not.
I'm no expert in constitutional law. What I do know is the English language. This is my attempt to break down the second amendment to be understandable to us common folk.
Here, in the USA, we excel at destroying language. “What does that word mean?” You ask? Not us. Here in the good ol' USA, we assume and call it good. That's why "literal" is no longer literal.
I used to think to be Atheist means one is certain no god exists. This is why I've never identified as Atheist. If pressed, I'd tell people I was Agnostic. Eventually, I learned I was wrong.
I started to answer the question "Believe in Jesus Christ, what do you have to lose?" and it quickly became clear it would take an article rather than a simple reply.
Someone posed this question on Hubpages. Angry responses and thoughtful perspective followed.
In school, we were assigned the "I Am" Poem format. I felt like changing it up a bit and posting it here. I will post the template below. If you write one, please send me a message and I will link to it. I am tired...
Gun control is always at the top of our political lists. There are those who argue we must take all guns out of the public. And there are those who argue we must arm civilians. Where do you fit in?
Define religion. All religion offers answers to important spiritual questions. They offer some way to define that which we cannot explain. Along that vein, they offer a view of what happens after death. If...