Our friends at Pink Pistols said it best. Inanimate objects don't kill people.
The speaker for a gun rights group on Monday addressed calls for gun control following the Route 91 Harvest country music festival shooting in Las Vegas.
Gwendolyn Patton, speaking for Pink Pistols, an international LGBT self-defense organization, rejected overtures towards blaming the gun rather than the killer.
“No matter how many he had. No matter the sizes of the magazines, the caliber of the bullets, the color of the guns, or the style or design, the guns had no choice, for guns are not living creatures,” said Patton.
“A gun cannot choose to refuse to fire if the action is illegal. They’re just machines. I hate having to defend inanimate objects yet again, but I know that once again they will be low-hanging fruit for those who project their anger and fear onto them.”
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