"I have a very strict gun control policy: if there's a gun around, I want to be in control of it."
- Clint Eastwood
FIREARM MYTHS AND FACTS
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Below is just some of the myths that we hear from anti 2nd amendment politicians and the anti gun groups. The PDF file to the left has alot more information and worth downloading. I cannot thank all the people who spent so much time and effort researching to make it. Here is another link of a few quick pro gun facts that you may have not known.
"The world is filled with violence. Because criminals carry guns, we decent law-abiding citizens should also have guns. Otherwise they will win and the decent people will lose."
- James Earl Jones
"The Second Amendment of our Bill of Rights is my Concealed Weapons Permit, period."
- Ted Nugent
"There are no dangerous weapons. There are only dangerous men."
- Robert A. Heinlein
"The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him."
- G. K. Chesterton
"It's better to have a gun and not need it than to need a gun and not have it."
- Christian Slater
"No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms."
- Thomas Jefferson, Virginia Constitution, Draft 1, 1776
****OUR BILL OF RIGHTS IS NOT A BILL OF NEEDS****
"An armed society is a polite society."
- Robert Heinlein
"But if someone has a gun and is trying to kill you ... it would be reasonable to shoot back with your own gun."
- Dalai Lama
"That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there."
- George Orwell
"A free people ought not only to be armed, but disciplined..."
- George Washington, First Annual Address, to both House of Congress, January 8, 1790
"I ask who are the militia? They consist now of the whole people, except a few public officers."
- George Mason, Address to the Virginia Ratifying Convention, June 4, 1788
"What country can preserve its liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance. Let them take arms."
- Thomas Jefferson, letter to James Madison, December 20, 1787
"...the ultimate authority, wherever the derivative may be found, resides in the people alone..."
- James Madison, Federalist No. 46, January 29, 1788
"What, Sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty .... Whenever Governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins."
- Rep. Elbridge Gerry of Massachusetts, I Annals of Congress 750, August 17, 1789
"God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it."
- Daniel Webster
"The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country."
- James Madison, I Annals of Congress 434, June 8, 1789
"The Constitution shall never be construed to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms."
- Samuel Adams, Massachusetts Ratifying Convention, 1788
"When a strong man, fully armed, guards his house, his possessions are safe."
- Luke 11:21
"No law ever prevented a crime."
"When seconds count, the cops are just minutes away."
"You have the rest of your life to solve your problems. How long you live depends on how well you do it."
"Bushido is all very well in its way, but it is no match for a 30-06."
"The philosophy of gun control: Teenagers are roaring through town at 90MPH, where the speed limit is 25. Your solution is to lower the speed limit to 20."
- Sam Cohen (inventor of the neutron bomb)
"Among the many misdeeds of the British rule in India, history will look upon the act of depriving a whole nation of arms, as the blackest."
- Mahatma Gandhi
"I carry a gun cause a cop is too heavy."
"Remember the first rule of gunfighting ... have a gun."
"A man's rights rest in three boxes: the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge box."
- Frederick Douglass
"There's no question that weapons in the hands of the public have prevented acts of terror or stopped them."
- Israeli Police Inspector General Shlomo Aharonisky
"Gun control is like trying to reduce drunk driving by making it tougher for sober people to own cars."
"If you teach your kids how to shoot, when to shoot, what to shoot, and where to shoot, freedom will easily be maintained." - Erin Canales
“You know why there's a Second Amendment? In case the government fails to follow the first one.”
"I am concerned for the security of our great Nation; not so much because of any threat from without, but because of the insidious forces working from within."
– General Douglas MacArthur
"I would rather be tried by 12 of my peers than carried by 6 of my friends."
“A militia, when properly formed, are in fact the people themselves... and include all men capable of bearing arms.”