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reply to post by eleven44
It is very ignorant and short sighted to believe that the American government will never fire upon or arrest ordinary citizens. And as i already said, this may not happen tomorrow, next month, next year or even next decade, but the fact is still that we must preserve the chance to defend liberty.
Originally posted by FyreByrd
reply to post by CaticusMaximus
I would challenge you to provide sources for your ASSUMPTION that the founding fathers intended the 2nd Amendment as anything other than to assure a domestic/citizen militia. Not for vigilante justice but for the common defense against foreign threats. You can carry that on to say domestic threats as well, the government perhaps, but you cannot say that was the original intent without any documentation.
Originally posted by shivaX
Yes America is terrified after terrorist attacks like 9/11 carried out by Islamic Terrorists.
I was actually astonished at the amount of TV adverts that basically promote and sell their products on the back of fear. There's a barrage of similar ones that show masked people breaking into houses etc.
Originally posted by keenasbro
By the way, there are more guns in Australia now than in 1996 when the ban on guns took place.