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I’m A Marine. Guns Make Me Nervous.

A veteran shares what gives him pause in owning a weapon even after experiencing the D.C. riots

Photo of the author, Kabul 2012

On May 31, 2020, rioters ransacked our apartment complex the night DC burned. I woke up at 2 a.m. and watched from the 8th-floor balcony as protesters fought with police and destroyed the stores on our block. The mob had set a church near the…

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