BORN FREE Wrote:
Feb 06, 2013 5:23 PM
~ history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.” Right to bear arms was also listed among Gandhi’s 11 demands presented to Lord Irwin before the famous Salt March of 1930. In his letter addressed to the Viceroy of India dated March 2, 1930 just before the commencement of mass civil disobedience, Gandhi, among other things, argued passionately for the right of citizens to bear arms: “And why do I regard the British rule as a curse?…It has reduced us politically to serfdom. It has sapped the foundations of our culture, and, by the policy of disarmament, it has degraded us spiritually. Lacking inward strength, we have been reduced by universal disarmament to a state bordering on ~ cont.