Skip to comments.Finally, a Sensible Gun Control Solution
Posted on 01/15/2013 10:14:32 AM PST by Starman417
We have plenty of housing developments being built in this country why not begin designating some as gun free communities? And if there is enough demand for these communities we could incorporate gun free townships.
... This would place all of the anti-gun crowd in an enclave where they know that none of their neighbors will be armed with guns, save for local law enforcement. To see if such a planned community could work I would place one other caveat: the gun free zones would not be allowed to have any additional police protection beyond what other communities have. To see if such an experiment could work we need to have an apples to apples comparison. Naysayers would argue that places that already have strict gun laws, like Chicago, DC, or New York have such problems because guns already exist in those communities. Here is a chance to start from scratch. Finally, there is no longer any worry that your neighbor might be one of those crazed gun nuts! And I have a feeling that your gun owning neighbor wont shed too many tears when you leave.
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[[why not begin designating some as gun free communities?]]
Why not? Because NOONE has a constitutional right to deny ANYONE their constitutionmal rights- that’s why not
What a great idea.
After all, Every municipal and federal housing project is a gun free zone. And we all know how well that’s working out.
No, it’s not a sensible solution. It’s a stupid idea.
Chill, folks... not the “humor” tag.
Chill, folks... note the “humor” tag.
File this under "illustrating absurdity by being absurd", c.f., Swift's A Modest Proposal.
Excellent idea....but falls short...
As well as being gun free...they need to expand to include: knives, bats, lugwrench, tire iron, slipperly surfaces, sharp corners on furniture, and of course mommas favorite....the iron frying pan...
What nonsense. Gun free zones are an open invitation to CRIMINALS who DON”T comply withe law! But, they WILL comply with someone pointing a loaded gun at them.
Instead of blathering about gun free zones, why not do what the Swiss do? Here is some info I downloaded from the BBC:
“Guns are deeply rooted within Swiss culture - but the gun crime rate is so low that statistics are not even kept. The country has a population of six million, but there are estimated to be at least two million publicly-owned firearms, including about 600,000 automatic rifles and 500,000 pistols.
This is in a very large part due to Switzerland’s unique system of national defence, developed over the centuries.
Instead of a standing, full-time army, the country requires every man to undergo some form of military training for a few days or weeks a year throughout most of their lives.
Between the ages of 21 and 32 men serve as frontline troops. They are given an M-57 assault rifle and 24 rounds of ammunition which they are required to keep at home.
Once discharged, men serve in the Swiss equivalent of the US National Guard, but still have to train occasionally and are given bolt rifles. Women do not have to own firearms, but are encouraged to.”
This makes more sense to me. If you and your neighbors know who has the gun and the ammo, and you know that all men have received some level of military training, it tends to make the criminals more circumspect.
IOW (to borrow a line from “Dirty Harry”) do they feel lucky today??
I think they call it “public housing”
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I do not care WHY you took that job with the government, or WHY you continue to hold it. I only know that YOU have become Judas and sold yourself to an oppressive state - your government office buildings and vehicles are part of the battlefield, and as a soldier I shall act accordingly.
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I do not care WHY you signed that union card. I only know that YOU pay dues to a communist organization which conducts treasonous works against my Republic daily and so your union hall and your work-sites are part of the battlefield, and as a soldier I shall act accordingly.
I do not care that YOU only voted for the TRAITOR because you are elderly/disabled or otherwise dependent upon government largess. Are YOU so ignorant and/or disinterested that you could not see through their propaganda, to the fact that your sustenance was assured either way? What have YOU gained now that the public housing areas you live in, and the public facilities you depend on are part of the battlefield? Though I am a soldier, I can afford you LITTLE protection, for YOU have placed yourselves on the battlefield.
I know that all of these places and all of these people are PART of the battlefield ,not just because I am a soldier, and have experienced a few battlefields in my day; but also because our President DECLARES that even our own homes are on the battlefield, whether we wish them to be or not, and I HAVE NO CHOICE BUT TO BELIEVE HIM; its not just that the NDAA passed a battlefield is not defined by law; its the profound build-up of martial power and resources across my once-great nation which tells me a battle is being prepared here. Over two billion rounds of ammunition procured by DHS and its sub-agencies in the past 18 months, plus machine guns in the tens of thousands, armored vehicles, combat aircraft, drones, and other implements of war being staged throughout our nation, our home how do YOU explain that EXCEPT as the preparation for battle?
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Saddle up, boys, its time to ride out and meet them.
For those who are willing, simply comment with the words I will stand, that the enemies of Liberty may know what they face, and perhaps relent - it is our duty first to serve peace, even if to do so we must make war.
Not only that, but make sure there are at least 8 large neon signs that advertise “Gun Free” in all possible directions to approach such community.
The residents can then focus on contemplating evolving / ascending to a ‘better being’.
Wouldn’t work. The liberals will simply surround themselves with high fences and guard monitored gates that open only for residents. Practically no one would get in. If you want to prove something, make the gun grabbing liberals move into the bad sections of town and display their gun free zone signs.
Makes sense to me. After Katrina, when N.O. was confiscating weapons, us folks in MS were carrying ours on our hips and when cops 9local or imported) cruised our neighborhoods and saw the weapons, they knew they didn’t have to waste a lot of time in our area and could look for those that needed protection against looters...Florida State Trooper paused and watched me put up a “Looters will be shot” sign at the entrance to our road, noted the .357 on my hip, touched the brim of his hat and drove off.
Looks like an incrementalist plan from the left. It won’t happen that way. The fascist filth—much more recently descended from Europe than most of us—oozes from those few states and communities to our whole country, defiling it.
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