In fact 6, of the largest government genocides in the 20th century were preceeded by gun laws, gun registration, gun consficiation then government acomplilshed genocides. Reference is JFPO.com's genocide chart. Very useful to know in this regard. Turkey Uganda Rwanda Germany and others. As Aristotle said governments that want to control citizen's weapons do not trust their citizens. I would add that they are up to something as well whether in the near future of further out in their plans.