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Why Attack the 2nd Amendment?
Why is it that we always attack the 2nd Amendment when there is any type of shooting what so ever? It's funny in a way, when someone gets stabbed the media, and people blame the person, when someone got beaten to death by a hammer, a rock, or just their bare hands the people, and media blame that person. No one blames the knife, the rock, or the hammer, and not asking for it to be banned. When someone shots someone the gun takes all the blame for it, and the media smiles because it makes their ratings go through the roof. The people are angry at the gun, it is the guns fault it must be banned. Not that person wielding the gun, let’s just face it some people in this world are just plan evil, and the media is not really helping things either by always blasting it on T.V.
We keep attacking the 2nd amendment saying its out dated, and needs to be removed. OK now let’s look through the pages of history. Look at World War 2, a war my grandfather was in as a black Cat. When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor they didn't invade the United States they left. The Naval Marshall General (Isoroku Yamamoto) who was asked why we are not invading the United States, and he replied these words. Because behind every blade of grass there is a gun. When you look at it the 2nd amendment saved us from being invade, they knew we all had firearms, and was ready to fight on our own soil. I bet some of you are saying well that was seventy years ago. OK your right that was seventy years ago so you still have not learned from our history but you still want it, still ban the big bad guns. Let’s look at other countries that have banned guns. Since gun control is designed to stop people from killing each other and lower violence, at least that is what we are always told.
For example look what happen to China the mass murders their government did to their own people after the vote for gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million political dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were exterminated by their own government. Look what Hitler did to the Jews. Banned them from owning any firearms what so ever. Again history is repeating itself from the same play books. Make your vote a wise vote. Do not just vote on something just because they promised this or that. Our government has been known to lie to us. Research and study that is how you make a wise vote.
Look at our nation’s capitals murder rate in the United States. (There is a chart below you can see). In 1976 the D.C. city council passed a law generally prohibiting residents from possessing handguns and requiring that all firearms in private homes be (1) kept unloaded and (2) rendered temporally inoperable via disassembly or installation of a trigger lock. You can see it had a huge spike over time which proves it didn't work and the murder rate started dropping. Because there were talks about striking down the law in 2008. As you look at the chart below you can see a lot of lives lost for 30 years. Chicago is just as bad. In 1981 Chicago passed a hand gun ban and it is still in effect to this day, and the murder by hand gun climbs to this very day which again proves a gun ban is a bad idea. (See chart on Chicago below)
Let’s look at a state that also had a high gun murder rate Florida. But in 1987 Florida passed the carry law. After that law was passed the murder by a gun rate dropped, and fast over the years. (See chart on Florida below). Look at Texas they also had a high murder rate as well believe it or not. Yes the great state of Texas cowboy country. Until 1995 they passed a right to carry law as well and there murder rate dropped fast to over the years. (See Texas chart below)
That is just the homicide rates, not related to any other crimes at all. The rate of robbery, assault, and rape have gone up as well in other countries. Real case in point gun control will never work. Poverty has a greater correlation to violent crime than access to firearms. Education and poverty are directly linked. In short, we don’t have a gun problem in the United States, we have a cultural problem. Most people in the gun control lobby know nothing about firearms or their construction.
Instead of attacking the 2nd amendment. Educate yourself learn, and read the 2nd amendment, and how to shot a Firearm before you make these decisions of banning guns. Remember the people have the power not our government. They want a gun ban badly so that they can have more power. To be honest we really don't want that. Do the right thing. Just educate yourself, and go shot a gun before you make that big decision. Because the decision may be the wrong one. So we don't just gave a sleeping giant some major control on our lives to force us to do there will, and not our own.