September 23, 202029 min read, 5804 words
Published: September 23, 2020 | 29 min read, 5804 words
I never wanted a gun. In fact, I wanted to never own one—until around noon on Thursday, August 20th.Since the late 1990s, I’ve lived in Venice, California, renting a one-bedroom Craftsman house a mile from the ocean that someone built out of a Sears-catalog kit 100 years ago. I’m...