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The Right to Self-Defense

Neal from PA Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 9:10 AM
I believed (no one has been able to convince me to believe otherwise), that it’s PEOPLE THAT KILL…guns are only one of many tools that evil and those mentally incompetent chose to accomplish their evil deeds. Laws are made to protect you…a MISNOMER…show me one law that actually protects you. Laws are made to deter and punish the criminal act after it has been committed, not before. Laws made by moral people are for moral people; criminals only respect the laws they want too. When a lawbreaker breaks the law he suddenly has rights to protect him…what about the victims of lawbreakers, where are their rights. They have none, only a Government that says it is protecting you. The only person that can protect you from criminals is YOU!
Hoghead Wrote: Mar 08, 2013 9:39 AM
GREAT second paragraph Neal. Really well thought out for this subject.

In all the noise caused by the Obama administration's direct assault on the right of every person to keep and bear arms, the essence of the issue has been drowned out. The president and his big-government colleagues want you to believe that only the government can keep you free and safe, so to them, the essence of this debate is about obedience to law.

To those who have killed innocents among us, obedience to law is the last of their thoughts. And to those who believe that the Constitution means what it says, the essence of this debate is not about the...