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gdandscompserv
02-24-2009, 02:10 PM
http://www.examiner.com/x-2581-St-Louis-Gun-Rights-Examiner~y2009m2d24-Restrictive-gun-laws-vs-the-rights-of-the-disabled

Aikibu
02-24-2009, 02:26 PM
Great Article. :)

William Hazen

phitruong
02-24-2009, 02:36 PM
http://www.examiner.com/x-2581-St-Louis-Gun-Rights-Examiner~y2009m2d24-Restrictive-gun-laws-vs-the-rights-of-the-disabled

why not! i am a firm believer in being well-armed in face of opposition. it's one of the reason why i usually show up at aikido seminar with a large bujin weapon bag filled up to the brim. there are lots of nasty folks at aikido seminars; folks that know how to put the hurt on you. yup! Peace and Harmony through superior fire power! :D

Bob Blackburn
02-24-2009, 02:58 PM
I have trained with a Kali instructor in a wheelchair. Lets just say a mugger will have a very bad day if they think he is an easy target.

Janet Rosen
02-24-2009, 06:25 PM
Good article!

sorokod
02-25-2009, 03:26 AM
I have sometimes been called a "coward" for insisting on being armed--told that a real man would be able to defend himself with his fist

Does someone seriously presents this as an argument against carrying (fire) arms by civilians? If someone does, should it be seriously considered?
With this kind of news (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/feb/22/jordan-brown-pennsylvania-murder) there are much better arguments then that.

gdandscompserv
02-25-2009, 08:15 AM
Does someone seriously presents this as an argument against carrying (fire) arms by civilians? If someone does, should it be seriously considered?
With this kind of news (http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/feb/22/jordan-brown-pennsylvania-murder) there are much better arguments then that.
Yeah!
http://www.mareeg.com/fidsan.php?sid=10599&tirsan=9

Michael Varin
02-25-2009, 09:23 AM
Apes defend themselves with their fists (and teeth (http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article2245113.ece?OTC-RSS&ATTR=News)). Humans learned how to use tools a long time ago.

I can't believe this is even up for debate.

gdandscompserv
02-25-2009, 09:25 AM
Apes defend themselves with their fists (and teeth (http://www.thesun.co.uk/sol/homepage/news/article2245113.ece?OTC-RSS&ATTR=News)). Humans learned how to use tools a long time ago.

I can't believe this is even up for debate.
Perhaps in the future we can even arm ourselves with small nuclear devices!:D

ChrisHein
02-25-2009, 11:00 AM
Perhaps in the future we can even arm ourselves with small nuclear devices!:D

That would likely kill you as well, not a very practical weapon. However the pistol, club, and knife are excellent weapons.

The samurai certainly liked the idea of being armed at all times.

sorokod
02-25-2009, 11:28 AM
It boils down to force multipliers. Teeth, stones, clubs, edged weapons, firearms and nuclear devices are all force multipliers.
Societies tend to restrict access to force multipliers approximately at the point where a child can kill a grownup, beyond this point things tend to become a bit wonky.