Skip to comments.Alone and Defenseless: A UK Citizen's call for arms
Posted on 01/23/2015 7:29:40 AM PST by rktman
This is where we find ourselves now. Every citizen in Europe and the UK faces the risk of an Islamic attack merely while going about normal day-to-day business. UK citizens in particular face this risk whilst being denied weapons of self defense. In the past I have fully and enthusiastically supported the UKs complete ban on hand guns. But immediately after the killing of Lee Rigby I began to reconsider the wisdom of that ban and I now utterly oppose it. As things stand in the UK, hand guns are illegal. For those shotguns you could own, extremely strict licensing specifically disallows self defense as a motive for ownership and so the old adage In countries where guns are illegal, only the criminals have guns is the frankly mad situation we now have in the UK.
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What’s that you say? You want your guns back? Well guess what? You are going to have to FIGHT for them! Maybe you should have listened to those of us who told you that you shouldn’t give them up in the first place!
I’d have to ask one of our UK posters about the response time for armed bobbies to arrive.
But besides that, they might find this an interesting development.
A formerly rabidly anti-gun author wrote this?
Ping to Moose to share with fellow compatriots from his side of the pond.
They will NEVER get them back unless they revolt.
Tyranny knows no boundaries and those in charge will not relinquish it easily.
When he returned to the UK, he was forced to store his recently purchased Glock 9 mm at the local police station and was allowed to check it out for practice shooting at the range south of London.
Two years later, the police informed him that his gun had been confiscated.
A Colorado governor realizing legalizing pot was bad?
A former anti-gun crusader realizing that his stance is wrong and wishes guns were now legal because only criminals have guns when they’re outlawed?
Hey that’s a two’fer if you ask me. Maybe people are waking up...but maybe too late.
Before you were "enthusiastically" for a gun ban, but now you are "utterly" opposed. This is a result of making decisions based upon your emotional reaction to events rather than upon principles.
I love how the rich and powerful in the U.S. who are surrounded by 24 hour armed security (either private or paid for by taxpayer dollars) are opposed to it for average Americans trying to defend themselves and their families.
The last time we sent them guns for the Home Guard during WWII, after it was over they dumped them in the ocean!
SUFFER and stew in your own juices!
I doubt I’ll live to see a day when a government returns liberty to it’s charges. The Peasants are unarmed, they pose no threat to the ruling class. All else is simply political collateral damage in these times of Sharia Law encroachment.
The world is not filled with Neville Chamberlins.
During WWII American civilians donated large quantities of small arms to the British due to the impending invasion. Too bad they confiscated and destroyed them. They’d come in handy for this invasion as well!
In countries where guns are illegal, only the criminals have guns is the frankly mad situation we now have in the UK.
Well, there’s one that finally woke up. IIRC Australia is very similar with their gun laws.
I’m sure there are still some arms stashed away in many peoples’ homes.
Wonder how many more will wake up?
“Two years later, the police informed him that his gun had been confiscated. “
Because it obviously committed a crime while in storage.
Hoplophobes would be amusing if they weren’t so darn stupid in their actions.
I can only speak for this town.
Normal Coppers: About 3 minutes, if your lucky.
Armed Plod: If they are in the hive at the next town, About 15 mins.
Now I realize I'm a clairvoyant genius.
And the hive next over may not be occupied in any meaningful way?
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