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I keep getting this question so here's the answer. Feel free to use it or share it.
Owning a gun is a right. The 2nd amendment says so. The Supreme Court of the United States says so. God gave us our rights.
The founders fought a war to establish this country. The threw off a tyrannical government. And they feared that another would come to power right here in our own land. So they wrote the right to carry a gun to each citizen as an individual right.
This week a thousand people who don't value that right have asked me why I need a gun. I could give them a thousand useful reasons to have a gun that would explain the NEED for a gun. But I WON'T give them those reasons AND YOU SHOULDN'T EITHER. DON'T ever feel obligated to explain why you NEED a right.
50 years ago a woman refused to give up her seat on a bus and she didn't have to explain her NEED...she had a RIGHT to be treated like the rest.
I worship God but I don't need to explain why I NEED to....because I have that right.
I walk the streets of any town in America without fear that police will demand my papers because I have that RIGHT.
And every day...when I go to work, or church, or the movies or a mall, I carry a gun and I don't have seek permission based on NEED because I have a RIGHT as a product of God and a citizen of the United States of America.
An armed man is a Citizen.
An unarmed man is a subject.
Free Men do not ask permission to bear arms.
Lars Larson
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