“I want to protect two things: my job and my gun. That’s why I’m supporting Barack Obama.” That quote appeared on a labor union election promo featured in RF’s “Friday Flashback” post, and boy does it seem naive now. In response, commenter Chris pointed out that Obama has been a massive boon for gun ownership. His comment was immediately followed by three “yep, he’s precisely why I bought my first gun” replies. Are you a new or new-ish gun owner? What made you pull the trigger (so to speak) on your first gun? Tell us in the comments below. Oh, and regarding that union president’s quote. . .
The glaring lack of an “s” on the end of “gun” is a solid indicator it probably wasn’t legit in the first place. That’s another sentiment that was echoed in a number of comments on RF’s post, including those by Wertywert, Angryaz (sorry to hear about that boating accident), and Katy. How about it, readers? Any of you own only one gun?