Mayor Bloomberg’s latest statement over the Colorado movie theater shooting:


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“No matter where you stand on the Second Amendment, no matter where you stand on guns, we have a right to hear from both of them, concretely, not just in generalities, specifically, ‘What are they going to do about guns?’

If these so-called experts believe in what they say, let them put signs on their front lawns, front doors, windows and other areas of their home “Gun Free Zone” let them make themselves targets and stop putting society at risk with their foolishness.

An armed society is a polite society.

While these very same advocates would balk at such a suggestion as they know it would make them a target for “crime.”  Lets talk about real solutions and not disarming or taking our 2nd Amendment rights away from law abiding citizens and ceding our safety over to a criminal element that would abuse us.

Let us stop making courts and prisons revolving doors for violent offenders and the constant excuse express from liberals for their rotten childhood or lack of opportunity and meet out justice to offenders that actually would cause them to think twice before perpetrating any crime!


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Encourage people to be proficient in the force of arms and encourage citizens to be armed.  Bring back the NRA into our schools, advocate target shooting, and other shooting sports; instead of treating citizens with these skills as some sort of pariah.  Organize local shooting events for skeet, trap and small arms rifle and pistol competitions as the competitive sports they truly are.  Publicize national shooting events like Camp Perry and bring back the old Creedmoor matches for long range shooting skill.

Government should stop all this running from crime and tragedy by passing laws that demand or expect citizens to cower in the corner while their lives are threatened by people that have no conscious or concept of anything other than taking from others their property or their lives as a way of life.

It is time for armed citizens to make a difference!

Photo credit: Gregory Wild-Smith (Creative Commons)

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