Reader Contribution: Firearms Refresher Course

Posted on January 3, 2013


The United States (The Gaslamp Post) – The following is an email I received from a reader in Illinois.  Credit to Gaslamp Post reader Brian for this contribution. – tglp

Firearms Refresher Course

“One of the penalties of not participating in politics is that you will be governed by your inferiors.” ………> Plato

Firearms Refresher Course, Simple as this!

1. “Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not.”~Thomas Jefferson

2. “Those who trade liberty for security have neither.” ~ John Adams

3. Free men do not ask permission to bear arms.

4. An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a subject.

5. Only a government that is afraid of its citizens tries to control them.

6. Gun control is not about guns; it’s about control.

7. You only have the rights you are willing to fight for.

8. Know guns, know peace, know safety.No guns, no peace, no safety.

9. You don’t shoot to kill; you shoot to stay alive.

10. Assault is a behavior, not a device.

11. 64,999,987 firearms owners killed no one yesterday.

12. The United States Constitution (c) 1791. All Rights Reserved.

13. The Second Amendment is in place in case the politicians ignore the others.

14. What part of ‘shall not be infringed’ do you NOT understand?

15. Guns have only two enemies; rust and politicians.

16. When you remove the people’s right to bear arms, you create slaves.

17. The “American Revolution” would never have happened with gun control.

18. Guns don’t kill people, crazy people kill people!

19. Blaming a Gun for a murder makes about as much sense as blaming the spoon for obesity.

20. Vehicles cause more deaths each year in the United States than guns, so let’s ban cars!


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