We talk a lot about gun culture here. But this week, let’s point to the people who are just going ahead and creating it. Here are some of the lesser-known Instagram accounts we’ve been enjoying. Give them a follow, and reply to this email with any other accounts you’ve been liking.
@aganz__ — Nice and crisp gear pics
@solsys — A Venn diagram where guns, movies, and ‘70s sci-fi overlap
@amy.556 — Quick, highly digestible shooting tips
@aesthetic_gun_ads — “Retro firearm adverts and aesthetic gun images”
@sheequipsherself — Carry tips
@armed_and_styled — Concealment advice focused on a feminine wardrobe
@tactical_abgs — “Ammunition, boba, guns, and shepherds”
@_whiskeyactual — Guns meets visvim-tier outerwear layering
@primerprojects — You know what, this is just lovely pictures of guns
@elegantandarmed — Concealed carry lifestyle
@gallensonsguns — Guns and graffiti
This week’s links
This 2019 article of ours is good for a re-read anytime background checks are in the news. Lots of solid answers to load into your brain for dealing with oft-repeated talking points — most especially the talking point that 90% of people support background checks.
Changing how the Gun Recovery Unit operates could address the concerns of critics who complain that the aggressive tactics of specialized plainclothes anti-crime squads are a primary source of mistrust between police and residents.
Contee said in an interview that he wants to focus less on seizing as many firearms as possible and instead intensify efforts on identifying and arresting people who use guns for violence or threats.
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