Every so often, we employ here at the Dallas Observer reporters who are not what you might call “of a Texas persuasion.” East and West Coast natives. Yankees. Also, every so often, one of these bright, young people — from parts of the world where the Second Amendment is not deeply embraced — will propose doing a Big Story on the Gun Show Phenomenon. “Ohmygawd,” they say. “There are like tons of guns and knives and guys wearing camo and WWII stuff. It’s so … weird.” And the older hands here politely explain: “No. It’s just a gun show. If they were wearing tuxes and selling fish, that’d be weird.” All this is a long-winded way... More >>>