Ever wondered when the US started its gun control efforts? It turns out that it started in the ante-bellum south when free blacks and slaves were not allowed to legally possess firearms. Historically, how many minority groups have been denied the right to protect themselves with guns? History is full of examples unfortunately.
I recently read an article that a friend sent me called “Jew Without a Gun” by a writer/blogger/screenwriter named Robert J. Avrech. It was an eye opening experience for me. Although I’m a Christian, I know many Jews (as well as Buddhists and Muslims) that have been personal friends or students of mine. And I have never once had a conversation about gun control (for or against) as it pertains to religion or race. But Robert J. Avrech’s article really opened my eyes to this and made me curious. I quickly emailed him and got his permission to quote and link to his fantastic article.
He started the article talking about a screening he was attending when the LA riots broke out. His nightmare played out over several days, but it taught him a valuable lesson. When violence plays out in a matter of seconds, the “authorities” will be there in minutes or hours….or in his case days/weeks/not at all.
He said, “If you outlaw weapons, as so many squishy liberals yearn to do — well then, only the state and the outlaws will be armed. Which leaves ordinary citizens at the mercy of an all-powerful government and a variety of merciless criminal subcultures.
When Hitler and Stalin snatched power, one of their first moves was to outlaw private gun ownership. They understood that armed citizens are a mortal threat to totalitarian rule.
Imagine: several million Jews owning firearms between 1938 and 1945.
Is the mind capable of such a leap of faith or is it too painful?”
Damn right. The need of this administration to so fervently attack such an obvious constitutional right (if not necessity) begs the question….. Why? How many children will get saved if we good guys can’t buy guns anymore? If one considers that the good guys aren’t killing any children, one could logically answer….Zero. Yet they still want our guns. Why?
Follow me on this. If one uses logic to realize that setting up a society where only merciless and violent bad guys are able to get guns, then one could say that those who are anti-gun are also anti-good guy. If liberals (notice I did NOT say Democrats), are pushing towards this future where only the most violent among us will have guns, then it becomes obvious that liberals are for more violence.
As it turns out, guns don’t kill people….liberals kill people.
Here’s the link to the full article: http://www.seraphicpress.com/jew-without-a-gun/