Guns Are Fun

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Abby Zimet

Another kid shot himself and died. This one was three. The same age as the kid crowned the youngest lifetime member by the NRA at their convention this weekend. The convention where its new, Confederate-themed, supremely wacko president proclaimed attendees "fighters for freedom," where a "Youth Day" beckoned kids to "share the excitement" of its nine acres of slick blood-and-guts-stuff, where a Home Defense Concepts speaker suggested that listeners, wussy "emotional pushback" notwithstanding, keep their guns in their kids' closets 'cause that would make everyone safest and what could possibly go wrong and WTF is wrong with these people?

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