No person, entity, government, or group of any type can have a monopoly of force or violence if we are to have a free world. Until violence and weapons have been eradicated from our society a balance must be kept. And that is accomplished through the right to defend ourselves and the right to have the access to the means to do so.
History dictates this point time and time again. It is not the armed individual to be feared, it is the armed government against the unarmed people that is to be feared.
I urge you to look into this principle yourself and decide for yourself.
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