There are no victims,
only volunteers. You volunteer by looking uncertain and afraid.
You volunteer by being unprepared to confront the hazards of life.
I am totally opposed to gun control.
I believe any law abiding citizen has the right to carry a concealed
firearm to protect themselves, and their family from violent criminal
It sickens me to see the way the
media has attempted to portray legal gun owners in the past few
years. I am a gun owner, and I know quite a few other people who
own guns. We are all responsible, hard working family people.
By necessity, we are some of THE most law abiding people in Massachusetts.
You see, to own a gun in this state, you cannot have a criminal
record. Legal gun owners are THE MOST law abiding residents of
So, why are people always trying
to pass laws that would further restrict the rights of the most
law abiding people in the state? Well, now we are back to the
Morality Nazis again. There are some
people who just don't like guns, and would never own one or have
one in their house. Because THEY feel this way, they think that
every one else should feel the same way too. Because THEY don't
want a gun in THEIR house, they don't think anyone should have
a gun in their own house. That's why they are always trying to
pass some new gun control law.
Here in the United States we have
a reactionary police force. That is, a crime is committed, and
it is the victim's job to survive long enough to get to a phone
and call 911. Did you know that you can't sue the police for NOT
preventing a crime? If you have a restraining order against someone,
and that person breaks into your house and kills you, your family
cannot sue the police for not stopping the crime. It has been
upheld in courts across the county time and time again. The police
are not responsible for your safety.
If the police are not responsible
for your safety, who is? You are! It is your job to defend yourself
and your family. How seriously do you take that responsibility?
For the average person, the most effective means of self defense
is a handgun. Handguns are easily carried, and with a little practice,
can be used effectively by anyone, regardless of age or size.
The government can't have it both
ways. They can't put the burden of responsibility for your safety
on you, and then take away the most effective means you have of
defending yourself. Gun control is wrong.
Why do politicians vote for gun
control laws? They know that criminals are NOT affected by gun
control. Criminals don't buy their guns legally. They don't bother
to get a permit to carry their gun. They don't follow the rules
concerning the use of deadly force. Only law abiding people bother
to follow the rules. So why do politicians pretend that these
laws are going to "Stop violent crimes"? They do it
because it makes them look they are doing something about crime.
It makes it seem as though they are really concerned about the
safety of their constituents. They do it because a lot of people
are so ill informed of the truth, they think it is the right thing
But you! You have access to the
Internet. You can find out the truth without ever leaving your
house. Search for articles on Gun Control, check out crime statistics,
research it yourself. You will reach the same conclusion that
I did, Gun Control is worse than useless, It's wrong.
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