Reader: You don't deserve respect if you've never shot a gun

We got a lot of interesting reaction to a post in which I shared my first-ever experience firing a gun, using an AR-15 at a local shooting range. Among those weighing in were gun owners with some very strong thoughts about people who criticize firearms without ever having firing one -- including this reader.

Ross Brasher writes:

I lack respect for a man that hasn't ever fired a weapon.

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