Re: Guns and Slaves

Michael S. Lorrey (
Thu, 27 May 1999 23:01:56 -0400

"Joe E. Dees" wrote:

> Slavery is illegal here.

Just because you aren't called a slave does not make you a free man.

> >
> > The difference between a free man without a means to defend himself and a
> > slave is vanishingly small; they are separated only by random circumstance
> > that neither control.
> >
> The difference between a free man and a dead one is one person
> with a gun who shouldn't have it.

No, a person who shouldn't have a gun gets quickly dead. A free man is not free unless armed.

Mike Lorrey