and on one hand I applaud that
Could never figure out how to do that. The applaud with one hand thingy....
Since so many people seem to have "right" confused with "entitled to", upon reaching the age of majority, and registering to vote, how about you are issued your rifle and a basic load of ammo? M-16 or A4. Of course, it will then be incumbent upon the gummint to provide a place to practice.