His new milita-member duty is mocking people who call a “magazine” a “clip” and informing them that if they can’t name all the parts of weapon correctly, they have no business having opinions about it.
According to reports, some 90,000 Icelanders -- almost one-third of the country’s population -- own guns. On a per capita basis, Iceland ranks 15th on the global list of gun ownership rates.
But violent crime is virtually nonexistent in this land of Viking descendants and geysers. In 2009, only four gun-related deaths were recorded, including one suicide and one accidental shooting.
I don’t particularly want to be around people who are carrying. Cops, I don’t mind. They’re trained, under an organized system and supposed to use them for a specific purpose
In the current rhetorical climate people seem not to want to say: I think guns are kind of scary and don’t want to be around them.