Today’s topic was meant to get to a more personal side of the debate over gun ownership in this country. I wanted to hear someone describe what it’s like for them to fire a gun – what are the circumstances, motivations, even fears, perhaps, that are conjured up when squeezing the trigger.
I had the pleasure of listening to Erin’s story about the first time she fired a gun. She sat with her daughter – it seemed like it was the first time she’d heard her mom talk about shooting a gun. You can hear that story here: