Second Amendment Culture Wars: Eastern Elites vs. Gun-Friendly Red States

Second Amendment Culture Wars: Eastern Elites vs. Gun-Friendly Red States — America’s gun-rights debate has moved into some new territory that highlights the ideological divide separating gun-hating Eastern elites from Americans in fly-over country.  Recent events in New York City, Washington D.C., and in gun-friendly fly-over states (mostly red) demonstrate how profoundly the nation’s Second Amendment debate is wrapped up with its culture wars.