Just about everyone has heard the saying: if you give them an inch, they’ll take a mile. I like to utilize this saying a lot when talking about the Anti-Firearms Coalition (AFC). I also like to specifically use the reference in terms of rope. An inch of rope can still be the beginning of a noose.
Over the weekend, under very stormy conditions, I was standing around on the range talking with three friends. The conversation eventually turned to the ownership of fully-automatic weapons. Of course, there was back-and-forth as of to why civilians should and should not own them. I am a staunch believer that Americans in the United States should be able to own fully-automatic firearms as a means of leveling the field against any aggressor — foreign or domestic. My reasoning behind this, and something that I have been extremely vocal on, is that the assault on one’s rights always starts with one simple thing.
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I’m going to talk a little about discussions I’ve already held with other people and pleads I’ve made to others who are demanding all of this gun control in the United States, especially after the Santa Barbara killing spree that took place a few days ago. I’m going share with you a refined version of one of those pleadings that I had, just a few nights ago — to, probably, no avail. I’m not going to include links to that page because I’m going to run it down here.
I was surfing around and found a statement made by somebody who was arguing for gun control after the killing spree (though, everyone calls it a mass shooting) and made every case for why WE shouldn’t even have that level of firearms restrictions, let alone more, at the same time. It was a gem, to say the least, and I did state as much in my reply. At first, I just wanted to laugh and face-palm, pointing it out to others and leaving it alone. But, I thought better of it. I could very well turn someone towards private firearms ownership with an long-winded, TL;DR argument — if they bothered reading it — and I did desperately hope they read it. So, here’s what started it. Continue reading Gun Control And You