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Europeans should assert the right to bear arms

Posted by Alex Krainer on November 30, 2015

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

On Friday, 13th November Paris witnessed the worst terror attacks in its modern history. As if on cue, President Hollande led the western establishment’s predictable knee-jerk reaction in calling for greater security, more intrusive surveillance and diminished civil liberties. Within a few days the European Commission (EC) adopted a package of measures including stricter controls on sale and registration of firearms and a “ban on certain semi-automatic firearms which will not, under any circumstance be allowed to be held by private persons…” Read the rest of this entry »

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