Author and contributing editor to the UK’s New Statesman magazine Laurie Penny visited a sporting goods store in the United States and was stunned by the availability of guns:

National Review’s Charles C.W. Cooke let Penny know that she could not have “just bought one” there and walked out the door:

Penny tried to explain her fascination and/or horror:

Others let her know that it’s not just as easy as throwing your money on the counter and walking out with a gun: