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The #1 Reason People Own Guns

Wes X

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Last month, I watched the city board meeting in McHenry County, IL. The city of McHenry was voting on becoming a “sanctuary city” for the recently passed Protect Illinois Communities Act. This meant they were discussing whether to comply with the recent ban on assault weapons.

When it came time for the public comments, people queued up to speak. It wasn’t long before things got weird. The speeches veered into…

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