Perhaps we should learn from a people who have been there, and done that…
(click above to read one Russian’s thoughts on gun control)
And when you hear people say things like “No one needs an AK-47 to hunt”, you should be thinking, “well, duh”.
The right to bear arms is about the right to protect yourself, your property, and your family against a tyrannical government. When the states added the second amendment to the constitution, they were not thinking about hunting. They had just fought a bloody revoluitonary war to be free from a government that exercised unrestrained power over them…THAT is what drove them to want that protection embodied in the constitution of this country.
What is tyranny?
tyr·an·nynoun, plural tyr·an·nies.
1. arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic abuse of authority.2. the government or rule of a tyrant or absolute ruler.3. a state ruled by a tyrant or absolute ruler.4. oppressive or unjustly severe government on the part of any ruler.5. undue severity or harshness.