There’s no reason that guns will become less important (in American culture) than they’ve been historically because the same things that motivated gun ownership, again, from the seventeenth century all the way until today, are likely to remain in place. Which is, again, social uncertainty, social unrest, and the problems guns help people to solve.
— Prof. David Yamane in Why Are Guns So Prominent in American Culture?
Sorry, Civilian Disarmament Advocates, but Guns Aren’t Going Away in America. Ever is written by Dan Zimmerman for www.thetruthaboutguns.com