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Justice Department To America: Lock And Load!

Thursday, December 23, 2004

“The debate over how and to what extent, and based on what arguments, the state may interfere with its citizens` rights to self-defense—or to hunt for food with efficient tools, or even just to pursue sheer fun and games with explosive projectiles—will never end until we come to a settled decision on whether, and to what extent, our lives are our own property and our own responsibility,” writes Brian Doherty. “The empirical case as to whether in fact the police power of the state can efficiently protect our lives and property is settled pretty much every day in the favor of gun rights.”

Read Original at: Reason

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