Gun Owners Are More Complicated Than We Sometimes Think

By Jeffrey Goldberg

This e-mail came in a few minutes ago, in reaction to my latest Bloomberg View piece on guns:

Hi,
Just read your article on gun control. I'm a gun owner and one could say I own a small arsenal . No, I'm not a member of the NRA and never will be. You see, I believe the gun debate needs to start with the 2nd Amendment and how it applies to us today. The NRA will never agree to it as Charles Heston said "over my dead body".  Our Constitution gives us the power to  amend it and we need to do it.Keep speaking up  on this issue as you have the pulpit to do it. In the mean time we need to ban Assault Rifles and high capacity Magazines.

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2013/01/gun-owners-are-more-complicated-than-we-sometimes-think/266760/