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Billy Zhang

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How would you feel if the government carried out a serious ban on guns?

Here in China, the government doesn't allow the free gun sales and the man who want to have his gun (usully for protecting the forest or animals) legally must have the arm licence which is also hard to obtain.
But I hear about that in many other countries ,any adult can buy guns freely just as biscuits.But as you all know, terrible shooting accidents are happening now and then.
Does your government start to draw out decrees over gun control or gun ban?How do you feel if the government carry it out seriously? I just want to know your true feeling without any offence.Thank you!

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  • Jul 1 2013: I would feel it time to replace that government using whatever force was necessary to do so.

    The United States constitution was crafted by very wise men. They knew that one day the United States government will attempt to subjugate the citizens as the government in China has done to its citizens. It is with this day in mind that the 2nd amendment to the U.S. constitution was drafted. The right to keep and bear arms being the 2nd most important fundamental right after free speech.

    The 2nd amendment is not about game hunting, or even self-defense, it is about removing from office politicians who have forgotten their place by force of arms in the hands of free citizens.

    See the Declaration Of Independence:
    http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/declaration_transcript.html
    When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another……..

    These brave men put everything they had in play to throw off the yoke of a tyrannical government.

    They won, and the Bill Of Rights is the embodiment of their view of a limited government:
    http://www.archives.gov/exhibits/charters/bill_of_rights.html
    • Jul 1 2013: very well said, the anti-gunners just don't get it and never will.

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