I don't hate criminals, I hate guns, so you need to know this about me: if our home is ever burgled, invaded, or if we encounter anything like that away from home, you need to know that you can't count on me to protect you and the kids. Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 9 The framers gave us the Second Amendment not so we could go deer or duck hunting but to give us a modicum of protection against congressional tyranny. In a free country, if the government can go armed, so should the citizens, if they so choose. Thomas Jefferson 1743-1826 letter to Justice John Cartwright, June 5, 1824 4 The right of a citizen to bear arms, in lawful defense of himself or the State, is absolute. Every Swiss male keeps at home his fully-automatic, militia-issued rifle along with grenades, mortars, etc. We have to reach out to people and help them understand why citizens must be armed, and what's happened to citizens throughout the world and throughout history when they couldn't defend themselves against a government gone bad.
Now it's down to you. The truth about the Second Amendment is something that liberals cannot bear to admit: The right wing is right. The Constitution Party upholds the right of the citizen to keep and bear arms. For my money the most conspicuous domestic enemy whom I have sworn to confound is the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms. But I will not let that label apply to people for whom sanctity for life begins at conception and ends at birth. Kennesaw, Georgia, which in 1989 passed a law that mandated all homeowners to have a gun in their house. Not only are there 60 percent fewer gun massacres after states adopt concealed-carry laws, but the death and injury rate of such rampages are reduced by 80 percent.
Guns should be owned only by the police and military. Jeff Cooper 1920-2006 Jeff Cooper's Commentaries Volume Nine, No 3. None of the 62 mass shootings between 1982 and 2012 was stopped by an armed civilian. Respect for the sanctity of life, if you believe that it begins at conception, cannot end at birth. Permit requirements and bans on sales to minors were the most effective of the regulations analyzed. Jeff Cooper 1920-2006 Jeff Cooper's Commentaries - Volume Five 86 What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that the people preserve the spirit of resistance? The hoplophobes, of course, were horrified. And it doesn't mean that we don't need stricter gun laws to keep them out of the hands of criminals and those with a complete disregard for human life.
For society does not control crime, ever, by forcing the law-abiding to accommodate themselves to the expected behavior of criminals. Of 62 mass shootings in the United States between 1982 and 2012, 49 of the shooters used legally obtained guns. Suicidal mass murderers may be insane, but they are not necessarily stupid. For those firearms that are legal, ownership should be tied not only to background checks, but to extensive and mandatory training in the safe use and storage of weapons. Bonnier has no control over the third-party sponsors' use of this information. They immediately seek to pass more restrictive laws that continue to erode away our personal and private liberties. Whether it's for target shooting or self-defense.
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A 2013 research article in the Wall Street Journal reported that the average police response time to an emergency call is 11 minutes, with some responses taking much longer. The guns came from all 50 states, and more than half came from outside of Illinois. To actually buy a gun, customers have to show proof of honest income, provide references, pass a criminal background check, prove any military duties were completed with honor, and be fingerprinted and photographed. Peoples inability to see life through someone else's eyes. So, expect more meaningless, if not harmful, 'gun control' legislation.
First, he killed his mother. Ayn Rand 1905-1982 The Nature of Government 110 If I could have gotten 51 votes in the Senate of the United States for an outright ban, picking up every one of them. Its purpose is to control people by making them helpless, and thus requiring police i. Conversely they don't go to gun shows, police stations. That hate-filled man never should have gotten his hands on a gun, and yet, through a loophole, he was able to arm himself and take the lives of nine beautiful church-goers, peacefully in prayer. To the extent you select the secure connection method or your browser supports such functionality, all credit card account information that you supply is transmitted via secure encryption technology.
You will still receive information from Bonnier and its various brands, but we will not share your address information with anyone else. Party Boston's Gun Bible, p. Some Bonnier websites also provide referral services to help you inform a friend about our websites, products, or services. One of the sequellae of Vietnam was the rise of the Khmer Rouge and slaughter of perhaps a million Cambodian citizens. I also have a responsibility to advocate for responsible gun laws that help keep guns out of dangerous people's hands. Tench Coxe 1755-1824 Pennsylvania Gazette, February 20, 1788 131 And that the said Constitution be never construed to authorize Congress to infringe the just liberty of the press, or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the people of the United States, who are peaceable citizens, from keeping their own arms.