Category Archives: Hoplophobia

When quasi-celebrities attack: Jay Mohr blames Boston attack on the 2nd Amendment

Aging comedian/actor Jay Mohr managed to generate some publicity for himself on Monday by exploiting the Boston Marathon explosions to push his anti-Second Amendment agenda. Mohr, who those from my generation might remember from Tom Cruise’s hit 1996 film Jerry … Continue reading

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Gun rights advocates begin receiving death threats

One of the most popular psychological theories concerning why anti-gunners are so afraid of inanimate objects revolves around the concept of transference. As the theory goes, anti-gunners simply cannot conceive of responsible gun ownership because they would not, could not, … Continue reading

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