Useful info to combat Dirty Liberal Anti-gun Crowd

Discussion in 'Welcome Mat and Lounge' started by Ithaca37, Sep 9, 2005.

  1. I will be posting a collection of various facts, court cases, and quotes that prove both the necessity of the second ammendment and the founding fathers original intent (i.e. the 2nd ammend. does not mean nat'l guard, etc.) contributions from others would be great. This thread should not be used to just bash the anti-gun crowd. I f you want to bash them and provide useful info, please do so.

    Please make any contributions to this database that you can. :D
     
  2. Moose

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    Well try this one on for size just saw this on local TV Station here in NC

    Deputy Chief Warren Riley NO PD

    I guess those folks in NO La no longer have the rights under the US Const. I'll tell you I'd tell whoever came for my guns to make sure the bring some body bags cause they are going to need them. :x


    http://www.wral.com/news/4953094/detail.html
     

  3. kenton6

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  5. In Warren v. District of Columbia D.C.'s highest court stated that it is a
    "fundamental principle of American law that a government and its agents
    are under no general duty to provide public services, such as police
    protection, to any individual citizen."

    In McKee v. City of Rockwall, Texas the U. S. District Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held
    that "no constitutional violation [occurred] when the most that can be
    said of the police is that they stood by and did nothing..."

    In Riss v. City of New York the dissenting opinion of New York's high
    court had this to say about the courts ruling that the government was
    not at fault in denying Ms. Riss the right to defend herself by carrying
    a handgun legally and also denying Ms. Riss police protection.

    "What makes the City's position [denying any obligation to
    protect the woman] particularly difficult to understand is that,
    in conformity to the dictates of the law [she] did not carry any
    weapon for self-defense. Thus, by a rather bitter irony she was
    required to rely for protection on the City of New York which
    now denies all responsibility to her."

    Warren v District of Columbia in which three rape victims sued the city and its police department under the following facts: Two of the victims were upstairs when they heard the other being attacked by men who had broken in downstairs. Half an hour having passed and their roommate's screams having ceased, they assumed the police must have arrived in response to their repeated phone calls. In fact their calls had somehow been lost in the shuffle while the roommate was being beaten into silent acquiesence. So when the roommates went downstairs to see to her, as the court's opinion graphically describes it, "For the next fourteen hours the women were held captive, raped, robbed, beaten, forced to commit sexual acts upon each other, and made to submit to the sexual demands" of their attackers.

    Having set out these facts, the court promptly exonerated the District of Columbia and its police, as was clearly required by

    [the] fundamental principle of American law that a government and its agents are under no general duty to provide public services, such as police protection, to any individual citizen.
     
  6. Here is some food for thought:

    "I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole body of the people except for a few public officials. To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them..."
    George Mason

    Wait a minute, you mean the militia refered to in the 2nd ammend. is not the national guard which did not exist until the Militia Act of 1903 :shock: :shock:


    "A free people ought not only to be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them, which would include their own government."
    George Washington

    "A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country."
    James Madison

    "A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercise, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball and others of that nature are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be the constant companion of your walks."
    Thomas Jefferson's advice to his 15 year-old nephew

    "Laws that forbid the carrying of arms disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man."
    Thomas Jefferson

    "...but if circumstances should at any time oblige the government to form an army of any magnitude, that army can never be formidable to the liberties of the people, while there is a large body of citizens, little if at all inferior to them in discipline and use of arms, who stand ready to defend their rights..."
    Alexander Hamilton Federalist 29

    "The great object is that every man be armed. Everyone who is able may have a gun."
    Patrick Henry

    "The supreme power in America cannot enforce unjust laws by the sword, because the whole body of the people are armed, and constitute a force superior to any band of regular troops..."
    Noah Webster, An Examination of The Leading Principles of the Federal Constitution, Philadelphia 1787

    "Before a standing army can rule, the people must be disarmed; as they are in almost every kingdom in Europe."
    Noah Webster


    "God grants Liberty only to those who live it, and are always ready to guard and defend it."
    Daniel Webster

    "The right of self-defense is the first law of nature; in most governments it has been the study of rulers to confine this right within the narrowest limits possible. Wherever standing armies are kept up, and when the right of the people to keep and bear arms is, under any color or pretext whatsoever, prohibited, liberty, if not already annihilated, is on the brink of destruction."
    Blackstone's 1768 "Commentaries on the Laws of England"
     
  7. One more thing:

    Regulations Against Jews' Possession of Weapons
    11 November 1938

    With a basis in §31 of the Weapons Law of 18 March 1938 (Reichsgesetzblatt I, p.265), Article III of the Law on the Reunification of Austria with Germany of 13 March 1938 (Reichsgesetzblatt I, p. 237), and §9 of the Führer and Chancellor's decree on the administration of the Sudeten-German districts of 1 October 1938 (Reichsgesetzblatt I, p 1331) are the following ordered:

    §1
    Jews (§5 of the First Regulations of the German Citizenship Law of 14 November 1935, Reichsgesetzblatt I, p. 1333) are prohibited from acquiring, possessing, and carrying firearms and ammunition, as well as truncheons or stabbing weapons. Those now possessing weapons and ammunition are at once to turn them over to the local police authority.

    §2
    Firearms and ammunition found in a Jew's possession will be forfeited to the government without compensation.

    §3
    The Minister of the Interior may make exceptions to the Prohibition in §1 for Jews who are foreign nationals. He can entrust other authorities with this power.

    §4
    Whoever willfully or negligently violates the provisions of §1 will be punished with imprisonment and a fine. In especially severe cases of deliberate violations, the punishment is imprisonment in a penitentiary for up to five years.

    §5
    For the implementation of this regulation, the Minister of the Interior waives the necessary legal and administrative provisions.

    §6
    This regulation is valid in the state of Austria and in the Sudeten-German districts.

    It was for the kids. You know how dangerous those guns are in the hands of civilians. :lol: :lol: :lol:

    You know it is fact that genocide is always conducted on an unarmed populous.
     
  8. kenton6

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    No one would get my guns without killing me first.
    Ithaca, thanks for all this information. I enjoy the reads and learning more and more about this stuff and about the weapons themselves. - Thanks
     
  9. Just doing what I can, I will post more as I think of it, or run across it. :D
     
  10. This is some interesting info from a link in kenton6's article on gun control:

    ASSAULT WEAPONS
    * The "Assault Weapons Ban" was enacted on September 14, 1994. The majority of Democrats voted for it, and the majority of Republicans voted against it. Bill Clinton signed it into law. (24)(19)

    * This bill banned the manufacture, possession, and importation of semiautomatic assault weapons for civilian use. Guns manufactured before September 14th, 1994 were grandfathered. Guns manufactured after this date (for use by the military, police, and government agencies) must be marked with the date they are manufactured. (24)(41)(47)

    * To identify an assault weapon, this bill uses objective criteria, along with a list of 19 specific guns. (24)

    * For example, semiautomatic rifles which accept a detachable magazine are classified as "assault weapons" if they have two of the five following features: folding stock, pistol grip, bayonet mount, grenade launcher, threaded barrel for flash suppressor. (24)

    * An assault weapon, as defined by this bill, does not include fully automatic machine guns. Since 1934, a civilian must obtain permission from the U.S. Treasury to legally own a fully automatic weapon. (3)(64)

    * In April of 1999, Bill and Hillary Clinton held a press conference on gun control legislation. Hillary Clinton stated:

    "And since the crime bill was enacted, 19 of the deadliest assault weapons are harder to find on our streets. We will never know how many tragedies we've avoided because of these efforts." (25)

    * Assault weapons were involved in less than 1% of homicides before the assault weapons ban took effect in 1994. The same is true as of 1998. (3)

    * As of 1998, about 13% of homicides involve knives, 5% involve bludgeons, and 6% are committed with hands and feet. (3)

    * The Clinton administration prosecuted 4 people in 1997 and 4 people in 1998 for violating the assault weapons ban. (22)


    ACCIDENTS
    * 1995 Fatal Accident Totals

    Motor Vehicles 43,900
    Falls 12,600
    Poisonings 10,600
    Drownings 4,500
    Fires 4,100
    Choking 2,800
    Firearm 1,400 (1.5% of fatal accidents)

    * For Children 14 and Under

    Motor Vehicles 3,059
    Drownings 1,024
    Fires 883
    Choking 213
    Firearm 181 (2.7% of fatal accidents)
    Falls 127
    Poisonings 80
    (8)

    * There were 259 fatal firearm accidents for 15-19 year olds in 1995. (8)

    * There were 6,319 fatal motor vehicle accidents for 15-20 year olds in 1996. (9)

    there is tons of more good info on this site :

    http://www.justfacts.com/gun_control.htm