Durbin interrogating LaPierre : "creepy" to fear gov could become a dictatorship
While interrogating Wayne Lapierre Durbin mischaracterized Lapierre's position,implying that he believes that people should attack the police whenever the mood strikes them. In fact Lapierre's position & the position of the Founders is that the people have a right to protect themselves if the country becomes a dictatorship. See the links below for more on my views: Second Amendment FAQS : Gun Control argument : " Why do you fear our troops?" - fightingstatism fightingstatism.posterous.com Madison,Mason,Adams,Coxe,Webster,Patrick Henry etc on the supposedly non-existent right to own guns #tcot #tlot #secondamendment - fightingstatism fightingstatism.posterous.com This view was also expressed in modern times most eloquently by Judge Alex Kozinski : www.dklawoffice.com .." In Silveira v. Lockyer, 328 F.3d 567 (2003), Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals reminded us that the Second Amendment is not about duck hunting: "All too many of the other great tragedies of history - Stalin's atrocities, the killing fields of Cambodia, the Holocaust, to name but a few - were perpetrated by armed troops against unarmed populations. Many could well have been avoided or mitigated, had the perpetrators known their intended victims were equipped with a rifle and twenty bullets apiece, as the Militia Act required here. ... If a few hundred Jewish fighters in the Warsaw Ghetto could hold off the Wehrmacht for almost a month with only a handful of weapons, six million Jews ...