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A Nation Arms Itself -- For What?

Silas Longshot Wrote: Apr 03, 2012 8:54 PM
Why? Because we can, for now. For what? Protection against criminals, from the local hoods to the hood at the top. And as far as illegal, secretly signed 'treaties' with the UN go to disarm American citizens? Come and take them. Click the name. Survive.

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“Open carry” and “concealed carry” laws should be repealed.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