You're right in that this was something that started over 40 years ago (not joining the NRA--just arming themselves). That, you may recall, was when the back to the earth movement, the whole earth thing, was getting started. In fact, in a staff photo outside of the offices of the Whole Earth Catalog, one of the guys has a rifle, a Marlin lever action, I think. The circle is unbroken.
Who's Ann Coulter anyway? She an actress or something?
Shoot low, sheriff. They're riding Shetlands!
Underneath the starry flag, civilize 'em with a Krag,
and return us to our own beloved homes!
Buy War Bonds.