few have the ability to make truly deadly weapons at home.

Well, 3-D printing is in the process of changing that equation. Which adds an entirely new perspective to the problem.

Further still, there are plenty of people living in rural areas that that use them legitimately for protection against predators like bear (yes, urbanites, this is still a thing) which a Glock 9mm may not do.

Not always rural only, it should be said. We’re well within the city limits of Houston, and last year we had a rather massive coyote making it’s home in one corner of our yard, against the fences. Further research showed that an entire community of urban coyotes exists in Houston, with packs using the bayous and drainage culverts to move within the city. (This creates a growing problem, because there is an effort underfoot to line those bayous and culverts with walking and biking trails, which will lead to inevitable contact between us and them.)

If you think it can’t be done I’ll direct you to the tobacco industry since the 1990's.

Well, there is no enumerated right in the Constitution to possess and use tobacco that cannot be abridged.

Just a small difference, there.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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