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I Hate Guns — But I Might Buy One

As the father of four black children, I’m forced to reevaluate my ideals

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LLet me be clear: I am, at least in the hallowed halls of my ideals, as anti-gun as a person can be. I have railed against what I believe to be the antiquated concept of the 2nd Amendment, quoted gun violence statistics ad nauseam, and pointed out the obvious correlation between gun…




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Ryan Nehring

Ryan Nehring

I’m a Developer, Activist, Husband & Father. Romani-American. On Twitter @Ryan_Nehring or at Top writer in Politics, Design & Tech.

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