Skip to comments.Proposal: Force Citizens to Own Guns
Posted on 08/01/2012 7:47:20 AM PDT by Paladins Prayer
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HAS any other county or city emmulated mandatory ownership?
Heck with that.
Kids should get firearms safety in kindergarten or first grade. “If you find an unattended firearm, don’t touch, leave the area, and tell an adult.” Followed by “When you handle a firearm, this is how you clear a gun.”
In elementary school and high school, they should have mandatory marksmanship training and pistol and rifle teams.
A couple of quotes from one of my favorite authors, Louis L’Amour:
From “The Lonesome Gods”:
“Our constitution provides that no law shall forbid us from keeping and bearing arms because of the necessity for a militia. We have a militia of a sort, but our greatest strength lies in the fact that so many of our people not only possess weapons but also understand their use, and above all they are prepared to defend themselves against any sudden attack by an enemy.
“You will remember that we won our freedom because we were armed. We were not a simple peasantry unused to weapons. The men who wrote our Constitution knew our people would be safe as long and they were armed.”
From North to the Rails:
Understand one thing You can make laws against weapons but they will be observed only by those who dont intend to use them anyway. The lawless can always smuggle or steal, or even make a gun. By refusing to wear a gun you allow the criminal to operate with impunity.
Goreville, IL did this back in 1982 after Morton Grove passed a handgun ban (since revoked, I believe).
Every resident must possess a handgun.
It was never enforced, or course. It was intended as a big FU to Morton Grove and, by extension, Northern (read:Chicago)Illinois.
God, I love it down here.
Being the sympathetic soul that I am, I felt it my civic duty to purchase a second Series 70 M-1911A1 and, in Gorevilles’ distinct honor, a parkerized Commander to boot.
See my reply above.
Force? No! Choice? Yes!
How about an annual payment for the purchase of a new gun or ammunition?
Oooh. I like the way this guy thinks.
Better: a tax credit. Put the grabbers on the defense for once.
Ping. You might appreciate how this guy thinks
Better idea: since folks who are armed pretty much take c are of themselves, waive the payment of state sales taxes for them, and let those who use the services so provided pay.
No personal weapon at time of sale, pay the tax. Armed, no tax. Simple.
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