This is a humorous cartoon image of the character Ralphie from A Christmas Story. In the movie, the young boy recieves a BB gun, but in this picture above it shows him holding an AR-15. I chose this photo, because it relates to today’s society with guns and what type of gun is being used to harm others.
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The AR-15 cemented its place in American culture after the assault weapons ban ended, at a time of heightened interest in the military, and as shooting was popularized in video game culture.
Readers continue their conversation with James Fallows about guns in America.