Date: Sun, 09 Jan 2000 21:03:32 -0700
From: hanley <>
Subject: Re: Saab is Anti-Hunting and Anti-Gun wrote: > On Wed, 05 Jan 2000 22:28:03 GMT, (Winston Legthigh) > wrote: > > > > >As the comedy group The Kids in the Hall once put it in one show in which > >they were trying to explain the difference between Canadians and > >Americans, "We're like Americans, but we don't carry guns." > > > >For what it's worth, I live in the US, and I still can't figure out the > >gun thing. > > > > Maybe you should study history a little. After EACH dis-armament of a > country's populace, tyranny and genocide have followed. This is typical gun-lobby silliness. UK, japan, australia, etc,etc. I don't think if you did a real study that you'd find any real correlation. > (Hint: start > with Germany circa 1932). Study the Constitution. The 2nd Amendment > does not Grant the right to keep and bear arms. It guarantees a > pre-existing right. Really? First, it gives the right to keep arms as an organized militia. Secondly, pre-existing rights are listed under "we hold these truths to be self-evident." which doesn't mention assault weapons that I recall. > This is the ONLY safeguard that the citizens have > against the government going bad. Aside from the right to vote, civil disobedience, running for office on a platform you believe in, etc, etc. But I guess that's for whimps. :) dave

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