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Gun Control-Demystified ^ | Feb. 28, 2013 | Michael D. Shaw, staff writer

Posted on 03/01/2013 7:47:07 AM PST by jmaroneps37

Just as gun control posturing provides feckless politicians with a means of distracting the public from the pressing issues of the day, it also enables us to see inside the matrix, as the notion of “gun control” is at the nexus of several poorly understood and deliberately distorted precepts of American life.

Case in point, despite the omnipresent “To protect and serve” designations emblazoned on most marked police vehicles, courts at all levels have consistently held that the police have no duty to protect individuals.

In a slogan that could have come straight out of George Orwell, the so-called “Public Duty” doctrine states that the police owe a duty to protect the public in general, but not to protect any particular individual.

In Warren v. District of Columbia, the DC Court of Appeals ruled against Carolyn Warren, even though the aid promised via her 911 call never arrived, the overall conduct of the police was astonishingly incompetent, and she and her roommate were brutalized for 14 hours.

In Castle Rock v. Gonzales, the US Supreme Court ruled against Jessica Gonzales, who claimed that the failure of the Castle Rock, CO police to enforce a restraining order led to the murder of her three children by her estranged husband. She had contacted the police five times on the day of the homicides, pleading for help.

In Ford v. Town of Grafton, the Appeals Court of Massachusetts ruled against Catherine M. Ford, whose protective order against her estranged husband offered no real protection. Indeed, she was advised by the police to procure a gun, but failed to do so. Her former spouse continued to threaten and assault her, leading to her being shot three times and subsequently paralyzed for life……..

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Society
KEYWORDS: guncontrol; secondamendment
When seconds count the police are only minutes away.
1 posted on 03/01/2013 7:47:10 AM PST by jmaroneps37
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In this entire Orwellian cultural crisis, one thing remains not constant, but deteriorating. The courts are essentially empowering criminals, with a revolving door for the worst of the worst. We are obligated to support the criminal class from cradle to grave, and we are being forced to accept the notion that we have no right to defend ourselves, and no expectation of law enforcement help until we are at room temperature. Have we all gone mad?

How has that worked out so far?

2012 Robbery Statistics

How about how criminals get their guns? What idiot actually thinks they go through legal application and background checks?

See Tables 9 &10

2 posted on 03/01/2013 8:46:49 AM PST by publius911 (Look for the Unin label, then buy something else.)
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We need a video of Obama and his staff threatening the nation with reduced law enforcement and national security.

Follow that with rolling script and voice over:

THIS is why American citizens NEED semi-automatic rifles with 30 round magazines.

To protect our families, our homes, our communities, and our nation, when the government FAILS in those responsibilities.

3 posted on 03/01/2013 8:57:51 AM PST by G Larry
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