|E-RFD: A Little Gun History
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2008 15:39:06 EST
In 1929, the Soviet Union established
Germany established gun control in 1938
Guatemala established gun control in
Defenseless people rounded up and exterminated in the 20th Century because of gun control = 56 million.
It has now been 12 months since gun owners in Australia were forced, by new law, to surrender 640,381 personal firearms to be destroyed by their own government, a program costing Australia taxpayers more than $500 million dollars.
The first year results are now in:
Australia-wide, homicides are up 3.2
percent Australia-wide, assaults are up 8.6 percent Australia-wide, armed
robberies are up 44 percent (yes, 44 percent)! In the state of Victoria
alone, homicides with firearms are now up 300 percent. Note that while
the law-abiding citizens turned them in, the
While figures over the previous 25 years showed a steady decrease in armed robbery with firearms, this has changed drastically upward in the past 12 months, since criminals now are guaranteed that their prey is unarmed.
There has also been a dramatic increase in break-ins, home invasion robberies (with the people still at home) and assaults of the ELDERLY. Australian politicians are at a loss to explain how public safety has so drastically decreased, after such monumental effort and expense was expended in successfully ridding Australian society of guns.
The Australian experience and the other
historical facts above prove it.
During WWII the Japanese decided not
to invade America because they knew most Americans were ARMED!