Religion prof: Opposing gun control is a sin
"We don’t benefit from ignorance.”
—President Obama, January 16, 2013, at a press conference on his plan for new gun control legislation
When you look at a gun, do you see danger or safety? It all depends on the angle you’re looking from, risk perception expertssay. The gun control debate is ultimately a clash of competing worldviews, and it’s very fraught. Each side draws on symbolic narratives—I would call them myths—with deep roots in the American past.