posted on Jul, 6 2008 @ 07:04 PM
reply to post by Marsrising
I haven't read all of the posts after the member to which I'm replying (at least not yet), but I am inclined to agree with everything that was said
in their post.
Guns were banned here in the UK shortly after "Dunblane" - for those of you who do not know, a bloke walked into a primary school and started
shooting. Not a plesant thought, I know, but nutters like that man do exist.
It was a knee jerk reaction from a government hell bent on disarming the public. They seem to think that if the public is disarmed then crime will
vanish (either that or a more sinister motive is that they believe that once the public is disarmed it will be easier to 'deal with us' - you
However, the reverse is true. As soon as you disarm ordinary people, they no longer have the ability to stand up for themselves when criminals and
thugs show up with knives and/or guns.
The simple fact is that we should make it compulsory for all adults in this country to own a gun! Once you do that news items of teenagers raping an
old lady in her own home will never again grace the pages of a newspaper. Why? Because that little old lady might have an uzi hidden in the top drawer
of her sideboard, or a sawn-off shotgun in the umberella stand by the door... who's going to mess with someone that might have a bigger gun...
Switzerland enjoys a very low crime rate - that's because it is compulsory for their adults to own a gun. A simple solution for a simple problem.
When the criminals haven't got a clue if they are outgunned, they tend to stay out of the way... When they know they have the advantage, they
It isn't hard to work out.