"Gun control means a steady aim” is a phrase that’s been used in Texas and many other western states. A Nebraska senator used the phrase in 1980.
Free Market Fairy Tales
And even in Texas, where gun control means holding your rifle steady, the concept of hunting over the internet has generated controversy.
A Prairie Home Companion: Chatterbox
North Dakota verion of gun control: Steady aim, and a smooth trigger action.
4 May 1980, Washington Post, pg. M4:
Asked if he thought John Anderson’s independent bid might be successful in Nebraska, Ed (Nebraska Sen. Ed Zorinsky—ed.) answered, “Well, my state is so conservative, the phrase ‘gun control’ out there means a steady aim.”
Sitting in the Earth and Laughing: A Handbook of Humor
by Roy E. Eckhardt
New Briunswick, NJ: Transaction Publishers
A real conservative is a person whose idea of gun control is a steady aim.
Shifting Calder Wind
by Janet Dailey
New York: Kensington Books
“Like I said, we’re in Texas, and the definition of gun control here is a steady aim.”
Libertarian Candidate for Texas State Representative (2006)
Hello, my name is Brian Holk and I am a candidate for the Texas State House of Representatives, District 53. I am running as a Libertarian because I believe in freedom of choice and personal responsibility.
I am just a regular working man, like most of us, trying to balance work, family, budgets, and schedule. I am totally disgusted by today’s politicians and their spending and pandering. I am strongly opposed to a state income tax and for property tax reform. The right to bear arms is guaranteed by the constitution and to me gun control means a steady aim.
Texas (Lone Star State Dictionary) • (0) Comments • Tuesday, October 31, 2006 • Permalink