Such Stubbornness

2 min readJun 4, 2022

No matter how many lives are taken by it

For those who stubbornly believe that the unfettered availability of guns are akin to securing their own rights and freedom, you couldn’t be more wrong. You couldn’t be more obtuse, and more unreasonable. Whether you care to admit it or not, you couldn’t be more irrational and more selfish with your posturing and defense of the indefensible.

No matter how many innocent young lives are sacrificed for the fantasy of the relatively few and cognitively stunted, it only matters most that they can mistakenly feel secure in an envronment made increasingly insecure by their attitude and behavior. The sort of motivated ignorance on display that is insensitive to the aftermath and carnage of unrestricted gun violence is borne out of misanthropy.

The purpose of this piece is not to rehash, remark or report on the details of these tragedies in particular because it seemingly would invite debate and none of it is plausible for debate. What simply went wrong is the idea that the 2nd Amendment is irrefutable. What was simply written by mere mortals long ago does not make it bond.

That some would go so far as to take the opportunity to challenge the observable evidence we call truth and, to then distort those actualities deriving from the easy access and obtainment of guns, especially to cause harm or settle grievances is to become mired in the mumpsimus of a tyrannical electorate set.

A common belief is that guns in the house protect those who live…