Advice from the Killing Fields

Since 2012, I have written about 3,200 articles for Guns.com (sheesh!), most of which I chose not to share here as they are generally on gun law and politics such as on-going legislation and litigation and that gets not only tedious but also divisive. Every now and then I will do an opinion piece for them when something really gets me ready to eat my hat.

And I did one a couple weeks ago in open response to a VOA article which offered some wisdom by Chheang Vannarith, chair of the advisory board of the Cambodia Institute for Strategic Studies, about how Cambodian gun laws are so much better than those in the U.S., and how we could fix gun violence here :

“First is gun management. Second is pushing back on extremist trends, and discrimination in American society,” Vannarith said.

The solution to gun management is the most straightforward, he said.

If federal governments or state governments in the US cannot manage gun ownership effectively, then people should not be allowed to carry guns.

“The new US government should endorse a high standard of gun law and should not allow the people to buy or stock guns at home or carry with themselves,” he said.

My take on that, and what is probably the biggest instance of the pot calling the kettle black in recent months, is here should you want to partake.

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About laststandonzombieisland

Let me introduce myself. I am a bit of a conflict junkie. I am fascinated by war and warfare, assassination, personal protection and weaponry ranging from spud guns and flame throwers to thermonuclear bombs and Soviet-trained Ebola monkeys. In short, if it’s violent or a tool to create violence it is kind of my thing. I have written a few thousand articles on the dry encyclopedia side for such websites as GUNS.com, Univesity of Guns, Outdoor Hub, History Times, Big Game Hunter, Glock Forum, Firearms Talk.com, and Combat Forums; as well as for print publications like England Expects, and Strike First Strike Fast. Several magazines such as Sea Classics, Military Historian and Collector, Mississippi Sportsman and Warship International have carried my pieces. Additionally I am on staff as a naval consultant and writer for Eye Spy Intelligence Magazine. Currently I am working on several book projects including an alternative history novel about the US-German War of 1916, and a biography of Southern gadfly and soldier of fortune Bennett Doty. My first novel, about the coming zombie apocalypse was released in 2012 by Necro Publications and can be found at Amazon.com as was the prequel, Chimera-44. I am currently working on book two of that series: "Pirates of the Zombie Coast." In my day job I am a contractor for the US federal government in what could best be described as the ‘Force Protection’ field. In this I am an NRA-certified firearms, and less-than-lethal combat instructor.

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