They will never outlaw all of your guns at once. But every 'reasonable' control they can impose without your resistance gives them one more bit of leverage to make gun ownership for you and your children and your grandchildren as difficult as possible. - Dave Kopel

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I may get killed with my own gun, but he's gonna have to beat me to death with it, cause it's gonna be empty. - Clint Smith

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The possession of arms is the distinction between a freeman and a slave. - James Burgh, 1774

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Using cross-sectional time-series data for U.S. counties from 1977 to 1992, we find that allowing citizens to carry concealed weapons deters violent crimes and it appears to produce no increase in accidental deaths.

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Individual rights are not subject to a public vote; a majority has no right to vote away the rights of a minority; the political function of rights is precisely to protect minorities from oppression by majorities (and the smallest minority on earth is the individual). - Ayn Rand

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I am pleased to accept Life Membership in the NRA and extend to your organization every good wish for continued success. - John F Kennedy, 1961

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I am opposed to all attempts to license or restrict the arming of individuals. - Robert Heinlein

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Since as many as 400,000 people a year use guns in situations where the defenders claim that they 'almost certainly' saved a life by doing so, this result cannot be dismissed as trivial. scholarlycommons.law.northwest …

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Owning a handgun doesn't make you armed any more than owning a guitar makes you a musician. - Jeff Cooper

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"Most armed and violent attacks at schools were stopped by means other than law enforcement intervention." - US Secret Service and DOE.

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After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. - William Burroughs

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Never pick a fight with an old man. If he's too old to fight, he'll just kill you.

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Maryland claims to have the toughest gun control laws in the nation and ranks #1 in robberies and #4 in both violent crime and murder.

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People who want to protect your children with "Gun Free Zone" signs protect themselves with the best security your money can buy.

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