23 REASONS TO SUPPORT GUN
Washington DC's low murder rate of 69 per 100,000 is due to strict gun
control, and Indianapolis' high murder rate of 9 per 100,000 is due to the
lack of gun control.
Statistics showing high murder rates justify gun control but statistics
showing increasing murder rates after gun control are "just
The more helpless you are the safer you are from criminals.
An intruder will be incapacitated by tear gas or oven spray, but if shot
with a .357 Magnum will get angry and kill you.
A woman raped and strangled is morally superior to a woman with a smoking
gun and a dead rapist at her feet.
When confronted by violent criminals, you should "put up no defense
- give them what they want, or run" (Handgun Control Inc. Chairman
Pete Shields, Guns Don't Die - People Do, 1981, p. 125).
These phrases: "right of the people peaceably to assemble,"
"right of the people to be secure in their homes,"
"enumerations herein of certain rights shall not be construed to
retained by the people," and "The powers not delegated herein
are reserved to the states respectively, and to the people" all refer
to individuals, but "the right of the people to keep and bear
arms" refers to the states.
The Constitution is strong and will never change." But we should ban
and seize all guns thereby violating the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Amendments to
Rifles and handguns aren't necessary to national defense! Of course, the
army has hundreds of thousands of them.
A handgun, with up to 4 controls, is far too complex for the typical adult
to learn to use, as opposed to an automobile that only has 20.
Women are just as intelligent and capable as men but a woman with a gun is
"an accident waiting to happen" and gun makers' advertisements
aimed at women are "preying on their fears."
Guns cause violence, which is why there are so many mass killings at gun
Most people can't be trusted, so we should have laws against guns, which
most people will abide by because they can be trusted.
The right of Internet pornographers to exist cannot be questioned because
it is constitutionally protected by the Bill of Rights, but the use of
handguns for self defense is not really protected by the Bill of Rights.
Free speech entitles one to own newspapers, transmitters, computers, and
typewriters, but self-defense only justifies bare hands.
The ACLU is good because it uncompromisingly defends certain parts of the
Constitution, and the NRA is bad, because it defends other parts of the
Charlton Heston, a movie actor as president of the NRA is a cheap lunatic
who should be ignored, but Michael Douglas, a movie actor as a
representative of Handgun Control, Inc. is an ambassador for peace who is
entitled to an audience at the UN arms control summit.
We should ban "Saturday Night Specials" and other inexpensive
guns because it's not fair that poor people have access to guns, too.
Police officers have some special Jedi-like mastery over handguns that
private citizens can never hope to attain.
Private citizens don't need a gun for self-protection because the police
are there to protect them even though the Supreme Court says the police
are not responsible for their protection.
Citizens don't need to carry a gun for personal protection but police
chiefs, who are desk-bound administrators who work in a building filled
with cops, need a gun.
Trigger locks do not interfere with the ability to use a gun for defensive
purposes, which is why you see police officers with one on their duty
Handgun Control, Inc., says they want to "keep guns out of the wrong
hands." Guess what? You have the wrong hands.