The authors of the Bill of Rights created the Second Amendment(1) for a purpose.  They wanted politicians to treat The People as equals despite the great strength of The Federal Government.  President Obama’s anti-gun proposals restrict the already weak right of civilian self-defense.  Today, we are weak in the face of a powerfully armed government.  That is exactly what I fear.  I would rather trust my fellow citizens with their many conflicting interests, than trust the continued kindness of a powerful government.  Bad things happen when the government stops talking and starts shooting.

Very bad things happened right here in the United States.  I don’t want them to happen again.

Most recently, the US Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms murdered 76 men, women and children in Waco Texas in 1993.Waco


Before that, the Ohio National Guard shot nine students, four of whom died, at Kent State University in…

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