It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.
Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.
Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.
Originally posted by Bodhi7
reply to post by SpittinTruth
So let's pretend your imaginary world, where ALL guns can be taken away is possible. If the criminals hellbent on killing somehow all lost their guns too (which they wouldn't) then they would just resort to even more dangerous methods. Just think if James Holmes hadn't had guns, he could have killed several times as many people with the explosives he made.
Gun sales in Colorado have soared in the aftermath of the shooting tragedy in Aurora that claimed 12 lives and left 58 wounded, the Denver Post reported Tuesday.
Background checks carried out on customers as they buy guns were up 41 percent in the wake of Friday's shooting at a packed cinema in the Colorado town, the newspaper reported.
Originally posted by stirling
The ban on supposed assault weapons is ludicrous and anti constitutional....The express purpose of the 2nd was to allow for a "militia"(read citizen army) that has the capability and the numbers to change the goverment should it be taken over by foriegn or internal enemies of the constitution itself......
These weapons are the LEAST offensive of the current crop of weapons the Army has at its disposal.
The number of citizens who take exception to the goverment woud have to be in the neighbourhood of 50% or higher to initiate such a movement with any hope of changing the goverment.Armed with mere M16s the militia
is well served but poorly equipped for revolutions.
Obama is trying to incrementally slip in full and restrictive gun control.
One thing i feel is that it's too late to defend ourselves from tyranny with our guns. We we're given the right to bear arms for that very reason, but at this point in time, the police and military would slaughter every last person that tried to stand against them. No doubt in my mind.