David Codrea's Gun Rights Examiner report notes two attitudes we're all too familiar with today: "Only Ones" elitism and "sportsmen" mainly concerned with making sure they've got their hobby covered. It includes a copy of J. Edgar Hoover's 1936 letter provided by the University of Virginia's Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library that David received yesterday.
How did Hoover feel about American citizens possessing subsequent production models of the handgun presented to him? He didn't like the idea one bit, and in typical elitist "Only Ones" fashion did what he could to initiate legal steps to keep that from happening. That’s the gist of a letter from Hoover to Attorney General Homer Stille Cummings dated March 19, 1936. . .