Blood, Bullets, & Badges
Warning: This essay goes into detail around topics including suicide, domestic violence, depression, and mass shootings. Should you be sensitive to such topics, it may be best to skip to the conclusion section.
Time for some personal history. I’m a FOID card holder — that’s Firearm Owners’ Identification card for those non-Illinoisans in the audience. I’ve had mine for a few years now. I don’t actually own a…