Re: Guns [was Re: property Rights]

CountZero (
Thu, 27 May 1999 15:55:50 -0400

I think you have that a bit backwards, violence, in any form is the
_last_ resort to be taken in resolving a conflict.
I see no question of being 'enslaved' to a gun, a gun is merely another tool, are you enslaved to your hair brush? The point of gun ownership, aside from the pleasure of target (for myself) or game shooting is a: To have that final option should a situation arise that can't be

                    dealt with in any other way.
                 b: In the US at least, as the last defense against the
tyranny of

Despite what has been said previously on this thread the framers of the Constitution were very forward thinking men attempting to create a document that would stand the test of time. The fact that they were unable to envision our current society in no way invalidates their efforts, in fact the results of their labor have stood up very well.