Originally Posted by propered
I think quoting this in a way sums up how easy it is to manipulate people, it's not that there is any need for a valid argument - but that suggesting the opposite reasoning is deemed unpatriotic/unamerican and the fear of this suggestion is enough
"guns dont kill people,people kill people" = "Nuclear weapons don't kill people, people kill people"
not to mention that at that time our government represenatives were the Brits, not the democratically elected officials of today
and if the government really wanted to "come after us", who here has the fire power to go against the United States Military?
Im a gun "fan", but we need stricter laws. Its too easy to get guns, legally or otherwise. Most importantly we have to stop killing each other, every problem doesnt need to be solved with a shootout.