My son and I went to Gander Mountain today and fired off 300 rounds on my beloved Sig Sauer Mosquito Sport. One of the great advantages of a .22 pistol is that you can shoot 300 rounds and not have to worry about the cost. I shot these bullets at 21 feet:
I’ve written before about the fact that relatively late in life, I
became interested in firearms. In the 1960s, 1970s and into the 1980s,
gun control was one of the Left’s major priorities. The ultimate
objective was to ban the private ownership of handguns, and for quite a
while it seemed that the demise of gun ownership was only a matter or
time, sort of like gay marriage. The anti-gun mood of that era was
reflected in the law, which more or less ignored the 2nd Amendment and
gave little protection to the right to keep and bear arms.
But then something changed. People started looking more favorably on
gun ownership, and especially the use of firearms in self-defense.
Democrats who ran on a gun control platform started losing consistently,
and the Left essentially gave up on the issue. Today, gun ownership is
flourishing as never before. Ruger recently stopped taking orders for
new firearms because they couldn’t produce enough in their factory to