The only safe society against Criminals, Crazies and Governmental Tyranny is an armed society. Drunk drivers kill WAY more people than these mass shootings. This whole subjects stinks of a hidden agenda. Our government is ONCE AGAIN--capitalizing on unfortunate events, trying to rip away our Civil Liberties...• A 1997 high school shooting in Pearl, Miss., was halted by the school's vice principal after he retrieved the Colt .45 he kept in his truck.• A 1998 middle school shooting ended when a man living next door heard gunfire and apprehended the shooter with his shotgun.• A 2002 terrorist attack at an Israeli school was quickly stopped by an armed teacher and a school guard.• A 2002 law school shooting in Grundy, Va., came to an abrupt conclusion when students carrying firearms confronted the shooter.• A 2007 mall shooting in Ogden, Utah, ended when an armed off-duty police officer intervened.• A 2009 workplace shooting in Houston, Texas, was halted by two coworkers who carried concealed handguns.• A 2012 church shooting in Aurora, Colo., was stopped by a member of the congregation carrying a gun.• At the recent mall shooting in Portland, Ore., the gunman took his own life minutes after being confronted by a shopper carrying a concealed weapon.A LITTLE GUN HISTORYIn 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control.--From 1929 to 1953, about 20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminatedIn 1911, Turkey established gun control.--From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.Germany established gun control in 1938 and from 1939 to 1945, a total of 13 million Jews and others who were unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminated.China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million political dissidents, unable to defend themselves were rounded up and exterminatedGuatemala established gun control in 1964. From 1964 to 1981, 100,000 Mayan Indians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979, 300,000 Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.Cambodia established gun control in 1956. From 1975 to 1977, one million educated people, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.Defenseless people rounded up and exterminated in the 20th Century because of gun control: 56 million.You won't see this data on the US evening news, or hear politicians disseminating this information.Guns in the hands of honest citizens save LIVES, property and, yes, gun-control laws adversely affect only the LAW-ABIDING CITIZENS.The next time someone talks in favor of gun control, please remind them of these little history lessons.With guns, we are 'citizens'. Without them, we are 'subjects'.During WWII the Japanese decided not to invade America because they knew most Americans were ARMED!SWITZERLAND ISSUES EVERY HOUSEHOLD A GUN!SWITZERLAND'S GOVERNMENT TRAINS EVERY ADULT THEY ISSUE A RIFLE!SWITZERLAND HAS THE LOWEST GUN RELATED CRIME RATE OF ANY CIVILIZED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD!!!IT'S A NO BRAINER!OUR GOVERNMENT IS WASTING MILLIONS OF OUR TAX DOLLARS IN AN EFFORT TO MAKE ALL LAW ABIDING CITIZENS AN EASY TARGET.I'm really rather curious as to when our Federal Govt decided that our Nation's Constitution was more a list of Suggested Guidelines instead of the Document of Absolute Law that it was intended to be...Our Founding Fathers and America: They worked for it...our "civilized" society took a giant dump on it.History shows that governments always manipulate tragedies to attempt to disarm the people~
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