Opponents of the Second Amendment, inspired by other rapid changes of public opinion, are formulating new ways of framing their arguments against the ownership of firearms:
- Make gun ownership a public health issue, as with tobacco and drunk driving
- Make gun ownership morally problematic, as with the Confederate flag
- Adopt the language of “liberty,” as in civil liberty, and “rights,” as in gay rights. Freedom from guns. The right not to bear arms.
See a columnist making all of these suggestions after the jump. [Read more...]