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Why do "civilian" gun owners (non-hunters, non-security professionals) want guns so very much?

1. Because it makes them feel like men.
2. Because it makes them feel less afraid of the dangerously likely rise of American Totalitarianism.

So why not find a solution that addresses both their concerns, and the concerns of non-insecure Americans?

Ladies, gentlemen and others, I give you The Pink Gun Petition:

WE PETITION THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION TO:

Support a Pink Gun Law


We ask for a law to require all useable firearms (except antiques) to be painted pink.

Like orange safety vests, pink rifles will be visible for many yards, reducing the risk of hunting accidents.

Maniacs with pink guns will be spotted more quickly, so that they can be "easy kills" for any appropriately armed grandmother or Sunday School teacher.

The opposite of a "gun-free zone" sign, a big pink gun will let criminals know they are in the presence of a peaceful, law-abiding American who shoots to kill.

Since the Stonewall Riots, pink has been the color of individual rights and resistance to government oppression.

Like Mary Kay's pink Cadillacs, pink guns will foster a culture of self-esteem.

Pink guns will not infringe on the Second Amendment.

SIGN IT TODAY!

Originally posted to Average Ted on Wed Jan 09, 2013 at 04:15 PM PST.

Also republished by Shut Down the NRA and Repeal or Amend the Second Amendment (RASA).

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