Gun to your head, you have to chose one or the other, and your decision will guide humanity for countless generations to come, which is paramount, human life or human freedom?
Some context. Another mass shooting has brought gun control to the fore. Gun control is just one front in the culture wars. And as far as I can tell, the culture wars boil down to a conflict between life and freedom. Because you can't guarantee human life without sacrificing freedom and you can't guarantee human freedom without sacrificing lives.