"Frankly, the film left me stunned with its unintentional libertarian messaging on the terrors of a corrupt government, human nature and individuals defending themselves," writes Luke Henderson about the newly released 'The First Purge'. Spoilers ahead.
"Currently, government takes certain rights away from you then sells them back to you in the form of a license or permit. The only way that government can grant such rights is to first take them away. Selling people something
"The only thing that qualifies as change for this movement is the complete and total dismantling of the 2nd Amendment and the confiscation of all firearms from American citizens. This is just the start of the movement," writes guest author
1. Gun ownership, support of the Second Amendment, or “gun culture” do not lead to higher murder rates There are three major things to compare when addressing a correlation between guns and loss of life: statistics across US states, statistics
"Whether through purposeful manipulation or sheer happenstance, what we witnessed yesterday wasn’t a march for solutions, security, or morality, but rather a march against their own right to life and self-ownership, and with that, inevitably comes tyranny," writes Thomas J.
"When people propose the idea of arming the teachers, they are not talking about visiting the local gun shop or armory and stocking the entire bed of a pickup truck with guns and handing them out to every Tom, Dick,
"What we're left with is an argument for common sense that lacks any sort of sense; a plea to protect their rights which don’t consist of any rights; all wrapped up in a 'revolution' that fortifies the establishment’s authority," writes
"It took Black Lives Matter a year before it gained national prominence. This 'teen' movement became a fully-fledged national movement within days. It would almost appear as if gun control advocates were lying in wait for a tragedy that would
"First things first, there’s a lot of misinformation out there about gun violence in general. The popular narrative shared across most major media outlets is one where gun violence in the United States is at epidemic levels, and that there