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Monday, May 22, 2006

As a nation, we're reminded daily of the fearsome future we face. Terrorist attack, bird flu, hurricanes, earthquakes - disasters both natural and man-made are inevitable. So it's worthwhile to note how government behaves in reaction to the disasters we're told to prepare for. In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans leaders and other government officials ordered law enforcement officers to go door to door to confiscate firearms from law-abiding citizens. At gunpoint.

Read Original at: JSOnline.com


Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.