US 2nd Amendment Under Assault, Freedom Firearms Guns Defense

grarpamp grarpamp at
Sun Apr 11 14:27:17 PDT 2021

"... the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."

2nd Amendment, Firearms, Guns, Self Defense,
Freedom's Defense Against Tyranny, Gun Confiscation,
3D printed Guns, Blueprint Censorship, FreeSpeech,
Crypto Munitions, Natural Law

Posession nor production nor transfer of any nonliving "thing"
can never logically be "illegal". This is not in conflict with those
voluntarily choosing to not themselves posess a "thing", nor preclude
sanction for those who use a "thing" against the NAP.

Per the Great Reset, all your rights are now under assault by
tyrant globalist politicians... the US 2nd Amd is one of them.  Meaning and Purpose of 2ndA pt1  Meaning and Purpose of 2ndA pt2

Witness the list of non-libertarian countries, ~195, literally all of them,
non NAP compliant, anti-libertarian shitholes, including yours...

History proves sequences of "democratic" and tyranny practices
will stomp whatever freedom they can leading to brainwashed life
lacking means or any will for freedom...

During the dictatorship of Juan Vicente Gómez, in 1919, a disarmament
law was decreed, ordering every weapon owner to give them away to the
authorities; the only exceptions were machetes and hunting shotguns.
Historian Manuel Caballero argues that while Gómez final intention was
to prevent his enemies from obtaining weapons, the law contributed to
avoid civil wars in Venezuela for the next century.[212]
In 2012 Venezuela banned private sales of firearms and ammunition
hoping to lower crime rates. The Army, police, and certain groups
trusted by the government (colectivos) are exempted from the ban and
can buy firearms from state-owned manufacturers.[213] In 2013
Venezuela stopped issuing new firearm licenses.[214] In 2017
government banned carrying firearms in public places.[143]
Since then, the government began to seize guns from civilian hands,
destroying thousands every year, including more than 15,000 in 2018.
More than 483,000 private guns have been destroyed since 2003, with
only 3,000 of them being surrendered voluntarily. 60 disarmament
centres were created in the country and the penalty for illegal
firearm possession was raised to 20 years imprisonment.[215]
According to the government, the only people who should carry guns are
public agents. Néstor Reverol, Minister of the People's Power for
Interior Relations and Justice, claimed that strict gun control led to
a reduction in crime and kidnappings in Venezuela.[216]

No, the top mass shootings, and murders in general, have and are ALWAYS
performed by Government and religion... in wars, and in silencing opposition
and freedom, and in death sentences, specifically by those following
"orders" and willfully violating the NAP.

There were so many lies in Vice President Kamala Harris’ and President
Joe Biden’s presentations on guns Thursday that it is hard to know
where to start. One thing is certain, though: The media fact-checkers
won’t question their claims.

Here are just a few of the false ones:
The background check system “has kept more than 3 million firearms out
of the hands of dangerous people.”

Since the Brady background checks began in 1994, there have been 3.5
million initial denials. However, it is one thing to stop a felon from
buying a gun. It is quite another to stop a law-abiding citizen from
buying a gun just because his or her name is similar to a felon’s. In
2017, for example, there were 112,000 initial denials for supposedly
attempted prohibited purchases, but just 12 federal prosecutions by
June 2018. The reason is that these weren’t real cases.

The background check system is a mess, with the mistakes primarily
born by minorities through no fault of their own. The error rate for
black males is three times their share of the population.
The Charleston Loophole

Biden says that if there had only been more than three days to check
Dylann Roof’s background, Roof would have been stopped from buying a
gun, thereby preventing the horrible Charleston, S.C., church
shooting. But that is a lie. You can’t buy a gun if you have a felony
or certain misdemeanor convictions, or if you are arrested but not yet
convicted of a crime with a possible prison sentence of at least one
year. Since Roof’s arrest was for a misdemeanor drug offense, which
had a maximum possible sentence of six months, a longer waiting period
would not have blocked his gun purchase.

If Democrats want to change the law so that any misdemeanor arrest
prevents gun purchases, this would at least be related to the
Charleston case. But Democrats want to impose up to a 30-day waiting
period without explicitly stating that is their real aim. If they want
a long waiting period, they should make a case for why this would
somehow be desirable. Instead, Democrats pretend that their proposal
would have stopped the Charleston shooting when their actual goal is
to obtain a long waiting period.
Biden said that gunmakers are “exempt from being sued. ... This is the
only outfit that is exempt from being sued.”

The president claims this is the top change he wants. In fact,
however, if gunmakers make defective guns, you can sue them. Likewise,
if they break the law (e.g., sell a firearm without a background
check), you can sue them. Biden’s proposal is very different from
current law. He wants gun manufacturers held civilly liable for misuse
of guns they sell. This would allow lawsuits against manufacturers and
sellers whenever a crime, accident, or suicide occurs with a gun. The
straightforward result would be to put gunmakers out of business.

Imagine what would happen to the car industry if similar rules were
applied. The National Safety Council estimates that 39,404 Americans
died and 4.5 million were injured from car accidents in 2018. Cars are
also frequently used to commit crimes.
“The vast majority of Americans believe there should be [universal]
background checks.”

Gun control advocates frequently claim that over 90% of Americans
support background checks for private transfers of guns. Yet, the last
time such laws were proposed to voters, they rejected them. When
Michael Bloomberg got universal background check initiatives onto
Maine and Nevada’s ballots, for example, he lost in Maine by four
percentage points and won in Nevada by just 0.8 percentage points.

This tough sledding wasn’t for lack of money. In Maine,  Bloomberg
outspent his opponents by over six times. In Nevada, he spent an
incredible $35.30 per vote — three times more than his opponents. If
over 90% of Americans supported these laws, this type of spending
would be unnecessary.
He blamed the “historic spike in homicides” on the lack of gun control laws.

No sudden change in gun control laws caused last year’s spike in
homicides. Instead, the real explanation is simple, and something
Biden refused to consider: prisons released a large number of inmates
because of COVID-19, politicians ordered police to stand down, police
department budgets were cut, and prosecutors refused to prosecute
In describing mass public shootings, Biden said that gun violence in
this country is an “international embarrassment.”

The president might not follow international news closely, but mass
public shootings are much more common and deadly in the rest of the
world than they are in the United States. The U.S. contains 4.6% of
the world’s population, yet accounts for only 1% of the world’s
shooters. Over the last decade, Europe has experienced deadlier mass
public shootings than any of those in the U.S. -- ever. In November
2015, for example, 130 people were shot to death at a concert in
Paris. In July 2011, 67 people were shot to death in Norway. European
countries such as France, Finland, Norway, and a number of Eastern
European countries have higher per capita death rates from mass public
shootings than the United States does. Yet, all of these countries
have stricter gun control laws than we do.

These are just a few of the false claims made on Thursday. No, the
rules for buying guns at gun shows are no different than buying them
anywhere else. And no, when guns are unavailable neither the suicides
nor the suicide attempts drop. Unfortunately, the liberal
fact-checkers - as usual - are nowhere to be found.

*  *  *

Lott is the president of the Crime Prevention Research Center and the
author most recently of “Gun Control Myths.” Until last month, Lott
was the senior adviser for research and statistics at the U.S.
Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Policy. Thomas Massie is a
Republican member of the House who has represented Kentucky’s 4th
Congressional District since 2012.

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