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Response to discntnt_irny_srcsm (Reply #27)

Thu Dec 29, 2016, 10:53 AM

28. Ok

 

but the right to self-defense has nothing to do specifically with hand guns or any other specific weapon system (at least in my opinion).

I am supposing that you feel handguns are your right because of the right of self-defense. Ask yourself this: Why does the right of self-defense include handguns but not air-to-air missiles? Or do you suppose that the right of self defense actually does include missiles and any other weapon systems we can dream up?

I agree that we all have the right to defend ourselves, that is the right of the jungle if nothing else. I just don't see how the right to self defense can be said to include any specific weapon system like handguns, rifles, knives, etc.

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