Gun Control


I say all guns are good guns. There are no bad guns. I say the
whole nation should be an armed nation. Period.@ This rather bold
statement was made by Joseph Foss. Former Governor Joseph Foss, a former
fighter pilot for the US Air Force, is the current President of the NRA, or
National Rifle Association (Lacayo 16). The NRA is a special interest
group known by many. Its members are stereotyped to be a group of >truck-
driving=, pompous, huntsmen. Indeed this is partially true, as 97% of all
NRA members are suburban men. Because the organization is a more >Domestic
Blend=, it is a surprising fact that the NRA is a powerful lobbyist
organization. And skeptically viewed upon by many ...

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easily make any and all gun
control laws unconstitutional. And therefore illegal. This translation,
however, is not accepted by all people. Including the United States
Government. They believe that the amendment guaranteed no right for
individual citizens to possess weaponry, but merely allowed for the
government to form and maintain an armed service (IE. United States Army,
US. Navy). Because of the different translations of our constitution, gun
control can be viewed by different people in different ways (Lacayo 20).
Some of the many gun control bans and laws wich are under constant hellfire
from the NRA are those pertaining to self-defense. Under current laws,
like those of Texas, require that people MUST retreat and be pursued by the
intruder before any means of force could be taken upon the would-be
attacker. Unfortunately, arguments of >criminal=s rights=, and >excessive
force=, put to rest thoughts of a possible veto of some bans. With some
effort from anti-gun ...

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Added: 9/27/2007 10:06:30 AM
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