The Second Amendment is very clear. The right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. So what is up with politicians constantly wanting to infringe on our rights?

No amount of gun laws or do-goodery is going to keep guns out of the hands of evil people. But those laws can keep guns out of the hands of careful, safe, law-abiding citizens who just want to protect themselves and their families.

And that should be a crime.

Regardless, we have a constitutional right. We must protect it regardless.

Guns can be dangerous in the wrong hands. But so are articles about guns written by people who don’t understand anything about them.

There’s sadly no excuse to be ignorant about firearms. They’ve been around for hundreds of years. They’re owned and operated safely by tens of millions of Americans each year. Our Constitution guarantees our individual right to possess guns so that we might be able to defend ourselves from those who would violently take away our freedom. Many gun controllers, however — some of whom have bylines for major media organizations — don’t actually know the first thing about firearms.

Source: 14 Things You Should Understand About Guns Before Writing About Them