This Week on SOTG Radio: Hoplophobia Defined and Anti-Gun Dine and Dash

SOTG Radio 077 - Hoplophobia Defined & Anti-Gun Dine and Dash
SOTG Radio 077 – Hoplophobia Defined & Anti-Gun Dine and Dash
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Biloxi, Mississippi — ( – The late, great Col. Jeff Cooper coined the term “hoplophobia” to explain the irrational fear that certain people have about guns. We give you several examples of hoplophobes direct from our nation’s capital.
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If you see someone carrying a gun it is okay to skip out on the bill at your local restaurant. That would be the logic offered by an anti-gun professor from North Dakota. We also have Go Team moments from Pennsylvania and Florida.
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