"Media and Politicians Firing Blanks"
by Brian Wilson
Have you ever fired a gun? (NB: water, cap, BB, paintball and fingers
are not acceptable)
How many guns have you seen become violent? If your answer acknowledges
an individual is necessary to operate the weapon, why, then, are you
using the term "gun violence" and not "human violence"?
In 25 words or less: What is an "Assault Weapon"? Be specific
(Extra Credit: From Columbine to Newtown, how many involved "Assault
What is the difference between a "magazine" and a "clip"? Use both in a
Is a .223 cartridge more or less powerful than the predominant rifle
cartridge used by American fighting men in WWII?
(Extra Credit: What was the caliber of the predominant rifle
cartridge used in WWII?)
If you had to choose, would you prefer to shot with a .22? .223? 30-06?
("None of the Above" is an understandable but unacceptable answer)
Why is a black gun more dangerous than one made with differently colored
If black guns are bad, isn’t that racist?
How does a bayonet lug make the "assault rifle" more lethal?
(Extra credit: How many drive-by bayonetings occurred in the US last
To the nearest 100,000, how many Assault Rifles are made of Nerf?
Within 10,000, how many times a day do law-abiding gun owners prevent a
crime without firing a shot?
Approximately how many gun laws (State and Federal) are in force in
With so many laws already in force, what are the compelling reasons to
believe criminals and mass murders will obey the new ones?
If faced with a home invasion, would you want to be holding your phone
or your firearm?