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A Nation Arms Itself -- For What?

FireStar_M40 Wrote: Apr 04, 2012 5:29 PM
Look at Vermont. It's something like 97.3% Pro 2A and firearms. No permit needed to own, purchase, carry, etc. No assault weapons ban, no registration, etc. Too bad the rest of the US wasn't that way. With just about everyone carrying, when have you ever heard of any type of mass slaying up there? The "BG's" know they're "out gunned". FireStar_M40

With the shooting death of Trayvon Martin by a neighborhood watch volunteer who was legally carrying a 9-millimeter handgun, the familiar wail has arisen from our cultural and media elite:

America has too many guns!

“Open carry” and “concealed carry” laws should be repealed.

Florida’s “Stand-your-ground” law, replicated in two dozen states, threatens to turn America into the Tombstone of Doc Holiday and Wyatt Earp. This is insane!

The United Nations agrees. This year, the world body takes up the global control of firearms, including small arms in the hands of citizens.

According to Sen. Rand Paul, the U.N. “Small Arms...