Friday, January 13, 2006

Right to bear arms, perhaps something smaller?

People should be able to defend themselves. But the cost of this may be more damaging than the protection it provides - you're far more likely to shoot someone you know than an intruder with a handgun and all that. What if, instead of the simplistic "Just ban all guns" rhetoric, we did a trade off? You have the right to defend yourself - just with something far less likely to be lethal.

1 Comments:

Anonymous James said...

Then its not a right at all, its a privilege, and they can be revoked! The right to life, a natural, above government,moral sanction all human beings have is also the right to defend that life! If I ,or anyone else wish to possess the means to defend myself or others from attack thats the end of the story and no one elses business.

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