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A Little History Lesson
by 2nd ammendment
Saturday Mar 8th, 2008 3:06 AM
GUN CONTROL WORKS ask the experts: Hitler, Stalin, Pol Pot
http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2007/04/17/18400846.php
A Little History Lesson

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In 1929, the Soviet Union established gun control. From 1929 to 1953, about
20 million dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and
exterminated.

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In 1911, Turkey established gun control. From 1915 to 1917, 1.5 million
Armenians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

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Germany established gun control in 1938 and from 1939 to 1945, a total of 13
million Jews and others who were unable to defend themselves were rounded up
and exterminated

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China established gun control in 1935. From 1948 to 1952, 20 million
political dissidents, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

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Guatemala established gun control in 1964. From 1964 to 1981, 100,000 Mayan
Indians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

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Uganda established gun control in 1970. From 1971 to 1979, 300,000
Christians, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and exterminated.

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Cambodia established gun control in 1956. From 1975 to 1977, one million
'educated' people, unable to defend themselves, were rounded up and
exterminated.

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Defenseless people rounded up and exterminated in the 20th Century because
of gun control: 56 million.

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It has now been 12 months since gun owners in Australia were forced by new
law to surrender 640,381 personal firearms to be destroyed by their own
government, a program costing Australia taxpayers more than $500 million dollars.
The first year results are now in:

Australia-wide, homicides are up 3.2 percent

Australia-wide, assaults are up 8.6 percent

Australia-wide, armed robberies are up 44 percent (yes, 44 percent)!

In the state of Victoria alone, homicides with firearms are now up 300
percent. Note that while the law-abiding citizens turned them in, the criminals
did not, and criminals still possess their guns!

It will never happen here?
The Aussies said that too!

While figures over the previous 25 years showed a steady decrease in armed
robbery with firearms, this has changed drastically upward in the past 12
months, since criminals now are guaranteed that their prey is unarmed.

There has also been a dramatic increase in break-ins and assaults of the
ELDERLY. Australian politicians are at a loss to explain how public safety has
decreased, after such monumental effort and expense was expended in
successfully ridding Australian society of guns. The Australian experience and the
other historical facts above prove it.

You won't see this data on the US evening news, or hear politicians
disseminating this information.

Guns in the hands of honest citizens save lives and property and, yes,
gun-control laws adversely affect only the law-abiding citizens.

Take note my fellow Americans, before it's too late!

The next time someone talks in favor of gun control, please remind him of
this history lesson.

With Guns...........We Are "Citizens".
Without Them........We Are "Subjects".

During W.W.II the Japanese decided not to invade America because they knew
most Americans were ARMED !

Note: Admiral Yamamoto who crafted the attack on Pearl Harbor had attended
Harvard U 1919-1921 & was Naval Attaché to the U. S. 1925-28. Most of our Navy
was destroyed at Pearl Harbor & our Army had been deprived of funding & was
ill prepared to defend the country.

It was reported that when asked why Japan did not follow up the Pearl Harbor
attack with an invasion of the U. S. Mainland, his reply was that he had
lived in the U. S. & knew that almost all households had guns.

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by 1st Ammendment
Tuesday Mar 11th, 2008 1:46 PM
Whoever wrote this should have included sources. With absolutely ZERO source references, the whole thing is completely suspect, and therefore should not be believed or forwarded until verified. Spewing facts without references to where the data came from makes the piece difficult to meaningfully analyze or trust. This type of writing/posting is what makes the internet a very unreliable source of information (especially for so many naiive surfers/forwarders who will believe almost anything they read.) There may be some truth to this article but how can we ever know? It's therefore crap (and fear-based crap too)!
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