Having A Gun


Very often in life I would find myself strongly disagreeing and upholding
the totally opposite point of view about the actions and behavior of those,
whose deeds seemed to me rather disadvantageous and harmful to the entire
community or society. These kind of actions were mostly coming from government
authorities, and quite obviously, there was not much that could have been done
in order to refute or override them. Therefore, not only once, the idea of
having adequate power and authority to ban these kind of pernicious practices,
would appeal to me.
For the purpose of decreasing the crime rate, that was the top concern of
the Ukrainian citizen, in 1994, some misguided politicians in ...

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the rights of
others. It has never occurred to authorities that vicious criminals, in spite of
this legislation, will still manage somehow to get the firearms.
Innocent people, however, will suffer, because they will be less likely
to obtain handguns in order to protect themselves and their families. Therefore,
it would not be hard to imagine the carnage of the citizens, should there not be
any guns in their homes. The criminals would walk in at any time they desired,
they would take whatever they wanted, rape whom they wanted, and shoot whoever
would resist.
The Government defended the enactment of this law by declaring that
people could not be secure as long as there would be handguns around; they could
not be secure when three million people in the country had shotguns stuck in the
glove compartment of their cars, bedside drawers, pockets and kitchen cabinets.
But could they be secure if some criminal would try to take away somebody's car
under the threat, rob and rape ...

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Added: 2/27/2004 11:53:25 AM
Category: Legal Issues
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