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Originally posted by dragonsmusic
It will be a couple of years before I leave America, but when I do it will be to spend the majority of my life in Europe.
Originally posted by Franz
And in our neighbour country: Finland - they have one of the freest gun laws in the world! - and when I lived in Switzerland everyone had their assault rifles at home - often hanging easy accessible on the wall
Aren't all Swiss people members of the Swiss army by definition, or something?
You have to bear in mind the nature of a society. Switzerland and America couldn't be more different: America is a highly individualistic, loose society; Switzerland is probably the most voluntarily law abiding society in the world.
[edit on 10-11-2009 by Franz]
It is a country which claimed to be founded on freedom, but it stomped out the essence of freedom when it enslaved the black man, slaughtered the red man, and kept the white woman at home, both jobless and without voting powers.
but when I do it will be to spend the majority of my life in Europe.