Skip to comments.Nadler: ‘The State Ought to Have a Monopoly on Legitimate Violence’
Posted on 12/22/2012 5:03:46 AM PST by Olog-hai
Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) said only the federal government should have high-capacity gun magazines and that the state ought to have a monopoly on legitimate violence.
At a Capitol Hill press conference on Wednesday, Nadler gathered with other House Democrats to push for stricter gun control in the wake of last weeks massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., which left 26 dead, including 20 children. The lawmaker told CNSNews.com that he not only supports prohibiting the future sale of 10-round gun magazines, but he would like to confiscate high-capacity clips already legally possessed by American citizens.
CNSNews.com asked: Would banning high-capacity clips at Ft. Hood have prevented Maj. Nidal Hasan from killing 13 people and wounding 29 others? I dont know. It might have, Nadler said. Certainly, it was on a military base and he may or may not have had authority to use military weapons. I dont know whether he did or not.
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In the case of the horrible events at Sandy Hook, it took the monopolist government protection personnel at least 7 minutes to respond to calls for help. Those professionals did not have to discharge their weapons because the killing and wounding had already been accomplished to the satisfaction of the murderer.
Had the murderer been only able to bring a baseball bat, he would have just killed maybe half as many children.
It is true that when seconds count, police help is only minutes away. A recent survey of almost 100 mass shooting events showed that when it was terminated by police on average 14 people were murdered and when it was terminated by someone on site, less than 4 people were murdered. Moreover, with a single exception, these mass murders took place in gun-free zones.
Given the left’s reaction to the suggestion that it is prudent to have at least one person at a school who is armed, it is clear that all this gun-control feeding frenzy is far more targeted (to borrow a word) at grabbing guns than to increasing the safety of school children.
The State Ought to Have a Monopoly on Legitimate Violence
Statist Irony Alert
Nadler is in denial of the true meaning of the 2nd Amendment, and why we need it.
The 1st Amendment restricts Congress from passing laws in the proscribed areas of life, but the 2nd Amendment restricts ALL governments, federal, state, and local, from infringing on the people’s right to keep and bear arms.
Neither amendment restricts the people in any way.
(To get picky with what I just wrote, the 1st does say Congress can’t pass laws restricting the people’s right to PEACEABLY assemble, so it is an implied restriction on the people, saying it only applies if the people assemble peaceably. Note the difference between peacefully and peaceably, though.)
Hide your guns. Don’t cooperate. Passive resistance. This is why we have a Second Amendment. Assert your constitutional rights by not cooperating peacefully.
People who huddle in cities are natural born socialists and nanny staters. A dense city like NYC it is even worse
Nadler— Ever day this waddler commits violence against his lunch plate
state ought to have a monopoly on legitimate violence.
The violence by the governments under Pol Pot, Hitler, Stalin, Chairman Mao, and many others was considered considered “legitimate violence”. nadler is now publicly admitting that the government he wants for this nation would make us slaves under the ownership of the government nd they are free to punish us as they see fit including taking our lives, but it’s only the price we pay for electing these commie B______S. I can only pray that Mr. nadler will personally come from me but they are only C_________T cowards that will have an army of psychopaths, sadist and dullards to do their bidding. COME AND TAKE IT.
And forks mad him fat!
Those who advocate should be first in line for their own convictions.
What evidence is there it would work out any better for us? Has The Waddler visited Chicago lately?
I could go on and on but it is obvious he is not interested in facts, just disarming the good people of America so he and his fellow tyrants can work their nefarious agendas without any worry. He is a despicable, lard-assed little Nazi who daily proves his "oath" to the Constitution is meaningless to him and everyone else!
If he'd been a follower of Bill Ayres, he could have brought bombs, and killed a whole bunch more.
but Nadler believes that if the right people are in charge, and they mean well, then all will work out fine after gun confiscation.
The state will have the monopoly “legitimate” violence, and criminals on “illegitimate” violence. And pretty soon you won’t be able to tell the difference.
Reminds me of a true liberal mindset.
When the Jews rose up in the Warsaw Ghetto, the Nazi in charge of suppression could not comprehend the Jews fighting back.
“Why won’t they come out!” Why won’t they come out and let us exterminate them?”
Has Nadler said this sort of thing before or is this his big coming out?
I wouldn't be surprised if Marx, and probably Mussolini too, used nearly identical language in their writings.
A true student of history.