Skip to comments.There Are No Well-intentioned Gun Grabbers
Posted on 01/29/2013 5:28:13 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
The founders of our Republic understood the fact that government is a necessary evil, the unimpeded growth of which always leads to human suffering on a mass scale. Thinking of not only themselves but their posterity, they bound government with the chains of the Constitution, for the first time in history codifying into law rights that had always been understood by right-thinking people as God-given. Their thoughts were that if these rights were written into law they could not be taken away by evil people who inevitably get into and use government to trample the individual liberties of those with whom they disagree, dislike, or otherwise want to harm.
The Second Amendment is perhaps the best example of this. The right to defend oneself is rooted in Common Law, the foundation of which is as old as mankind, given by the Creator of the universe Himself. If we cant defend ourselves and others against attack, we have no rights at all. This right is not only a basic fundamental human one, but a pillar of society. Its no wonder that those who would destroy our culture and way of life, those who seem to hate the values and freedoms that made our country great, are the very ones who most vehemently attack the second amendment and, since the two are inexorably linked, the very freedom to defend oneself from those who would do us harm.
For example, when there is a mass shooting that fits the preferred propaganda profile, it is blown out of proportion by media and liberal politicians with agendas that have absolutely nothing to do with actually saving lives...
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They were indeed familiar with tyrannical assholes.
I only ask that they grab it by the muzzle and pull it toward themselves. I’ll take care of the rest.
just like there is no well-intentioned abortionist.
When someone wants to render you helpless their intentions sure aren’t to empower you.
I don't dispute the underlined part above. I would dispute that every sane person has truly researched and truly understands the issue. Such a person may consider themselves to be well-intentioned (and may actually be so) but wrong due to ignorance. We need to convert any such people to our side and the way to do that is by eliminating their ignorance, not alienating them by saying "There Are No Well-intentioned Gun Grabbers".