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8-Year-Old Suspended Over Gun-Shaped Pop-Tart Gets Lifetime NRA Membership

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The National Rifle Association has given an 8-year-old boy a free lifetime membership, the Baltimore Sun reports. His achievement was chewing a Pop-Tart into the shape of a gun.

 

The NRA gave Joshua Welch the free membership — which usually costs $550 — at a fundraiser Wednesday night for Anne Arundel County Republicans. Welch returned to playing games on his cellphone after he got the award, the Sun reported.

Welch got on the news after his March 1 suspension from Park Elementary School for the Pop-Tart incident. He was 7 then and denied trying to make the Pop-Tart look like a weapon.

 

When pressed by a CBS Baltimore reporter, though, Welch said, "When I was done, it turned out to be a gun, yeah."


Park Elementary told parents it would give counseling to any children who needed it after the Pop-Tart incident.

A lawyer has filed an appeal to get the two-day suspension off Welch's record.

 

 

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Now I know why shows like World's Dumbest exists.

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Now I know why shows like World's Dumbest exists.

 

You can add the dangerous poptart to the list of things they'll showcase.

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So the NRA is using this young man as a literal poster child to advocate gun rights, even though no actual weapons were involved in the "altercation" listed.

 

Summary, the NRA is desperate. Any actual news?

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Point out the idiocy of liberal policies and they just claim you're desperate.  You can't make this shit up.

 

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So tiny lego guns, this gun shaped food, etc... and the kids are arrested or suspended? Are people really that stupid? What next ban cowboy and cop costumes for halloween because the kids might have a toy gun? Are they going to ban water guns too when kids go out and play when it's summer? Where does the absurdity end?

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The thing that really got me was this 

 

"Park Elementary told parents it would give counseling to any children who needed it after the Pop-Tart incident."

 

Are they freaking serious?! Counseling over a pop-tart shaped like a gun? Wow just wow.

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Progressives in the sixties realized that blowing things up wasn't working, thus the dismantlement of the education system.

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Point out the idiocy of liberal policies and they just claim you're desperate.  You can't make this shit up.

No self respecting organization would use this kid as a plug to promoted their damn outdated beliefs. The NRA is desperate and if now irrelevant. That's not news, that's truth.

 

Progressives in the sixties realized that blowing things up wasn't working, thus the dismantlement of the education system.

What a fallacious statement.

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must we singlehandly point the finger at liberals.... im not one to single handily pin the blame on one political ideology  as far as im concerned everyone is at fault no matter the political ideology.  The problem is with the gun nuts and the overreaction of little incidents.

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What a fallacious statement.

Where is Kathy Boudin today? One example of many. Before they were blowing up anyone they didn't like, now they just brainwash kids.

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Where is Kathy Boudin today? One example of many. Before they were blowing up anyone they didn't like, now they just brainwash kids.

There's extremists on both ends of the political spectrum. Nothing more to it.

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Well, this eight-year old should match the IQ of most NRA members.

Why insult the eight year old? :lol:

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Well, this eight-year old should match the IQ of most NRA members.

 

As far as I see it an 8 year old could run the country better then most of the crybabies. oops I mean adults in congress.

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Where is Kathy Boudin today? One example of many. Before they were blowing up anyone they didn't like, now they just brainwash kids.

 

well joe, we educated freedom loving americans know that the regressives whole mission in life is to brainwash people into thinking their masterminds know whats best. law abiding, freedom loving americans are under attack by them, while criminals and drones are praised. what these sheltered drones dont understand is that there are many parts of this country where people need guns. in urban areas, where there is a large police force where a cop can be there to help in a few mins, i can understand local gun laws being stronger, which states have the right to do because its granted in the 10th ammendment of the constitution. let me give 3 examples of friends of mine who own guns and why they need them.

 

1. one of my best friends from high school gerard, who is a big obama supporter but opposed to his gun control, lives south of tucson, arizona. he has illegals running through his neighborhood and yard almost everyday, he has 2 teenaged daughters, he wants and needs his ar-15 to protect his family.

 

2. my friend bain lives in fairbanks, alaska, he drives a semi for carlisle transportation, the same company featured on ice road truckers, he isnt one of the drivers featured, but everytime he goes to leave for work he has his rifle in his hand because a few times there have been bears and moose outside.

 

3. my friend renae is a 35 year old widow who lives in buelah, colorado. she has an 11 year old and a 9 year old son. her house is on the front range of the rockies and is also 150 feet from the road. the area has mountain lions and coyotes and the closest police station is in pueblo 25 miles away. when the boys go to school, she puts them in the car and drives them to the street and when the bus comes she gets out with her smith and wesson 50 caliber in her hand just in case anything tries to attack.

 

you gonna tell these 3 people to give up their guns, because they wont

 

joe 

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The thing that really got me was this 

 

"Park Elementary told parents it would give counseling to any children who needed it after the Pop-Tart incident."

 

Are they freaking serious?! Counseling over a pop-tart shaped like a gun? Wow just wow.

Sounds like something out of The Onion.

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well joe, we educated freedom loving americans know that the regressives whole mission in life is to brainwash people into thinking their masterminds know whats best. law abiding, freedom loving americans are under attack by them, while criminals and drones are praised. 

 

How do you live your life being this paranoid about everything? Honest to god... Here's a secret: you're not under attack. Nobody gives a sh!t about your way of life. You're the paranoid one. 

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How do you live your life being this paranoid about everything? Honest to god... Here's a secret: you're not under attack. Nobody gives a sh!t about your way of life. You're the paranoid one. 

There's obviously reasons as to why select individuals in the U.S. are paranoid. It's either fear of attack due to antagonizing or just ignorance. In some cases it's both.

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How do you live your life being this paranoid about everything? Honest to god... Here's a secret: you're not under attack. Nobody gives a sh!t about your way of life. You're the paranoid one. 

 

So you and your regressive tyrannists dont give a shit about my way of life. A way of life built on hard work and personal responsibility. never seeking nor getting a handout from the government. yet im under attack from the government with higher taxes on my income and on my property, higher fuel prices, higher health and insurance costs, higher costs of food and electricity, yet i see my tax money going to buy cellphones, bribing unions that keep your tyrannist regressives masterminds in power I see criminal aliens getting food stamps, which are paid for by our tax money and regressive bigshots advocating for them.

 

you want to talk about gun rights lets take a little history lesson that the socialist teachers dont teach. the turks disarmed the armenians in 1915 during ww1 otherwise known as the armenian genocide. hitler disarmed the jewish population of nazi germany in the 1930`s leading up to the holocaust, stalin disarmed the russian people resulting in an estimated 20,000,000 people eliminated, china disarmed its population and mao-tse tung used that to eliminate millions, in 1964 guatamala enacted strict gun control which resulted in over 100,000 mayan indians to be exterminated, uganda enacted gun control in 1970 and idi amin used that to slaughter 300,000 christians. cambodia had strict gun control and from 1975-1977 pol pot murdered 3,000,000. its estimated that in the 20th century, governments who disarmed their population slaughtered as many as 56,000,000 of their own people.

 

its not paranoia when you learn from history, and yes all these scumbag dictators who were responsible for these genocides are dead now, but history, when people dont learn from it, repeats. we have in office a president who has his own kgb like departments, the doj and the irs, targeting law abiding americans who disagree with him politically, that is a soviet style  dictatorship right there. And if you believe he knew nothing about this until he heard it on the news, i have a bridge in brooklyn to sell you. if it is true, then he should be removed from office for dereliction of duty.

 

Ill take my way of life being a proud American who takes care of myself and my family over you and your regressive way of life thats full of jealous and hateful crybabies who want to have your masterminds control everyone cause you arent man enough to control yourself

 

joe 

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So you and your regressive tyrannists dont give a shit about my way of life. A way of life built on hard work and personal responsibility. never seeking nor getting a handout from the government. yet im under attack from the government with higher taxes on my income and on my property, higher fuel prices, higher health and insurance costs, higher costs of food and electricity, yet i see my tax money going to buy cellphones, bribing unions that keep your tyrannist regressives masterminds in power I see criminal aliens getting food stamps, which are paid for by our tax money and regressive bigshots advocating for them.

 

you want to talk about gun rights lets take a little history lesson that the socialist teachers dont teach. the turks disarmed the armenians in 1915 during ww1 otherwise known as the armenian genocide. hitler disarmed the jewish population of nazi germany in the 1930`s leading up to the holocaust, stalin disarmed the russian people resulting in an estimated 20,000,000 people eliminated, china disarmed its population and mao-tse tung used that to eliminate millions, in 1964 guatamala enacted strict gun control which resulted in over 100,000 mayan indians to be exterminated, uganda enacted gun control in 1970 and idi amin used that to slaughter 300,000 christians. cambodia had strict gun control and from 1975-1977 pol pot murdered 3,000,000. its estimated that in the 20th century, governments who disarmed their population slaughtered as many as 56,000,000 of their own people.

 

its not paranoia when you learn from history, and yes all these scumbag dictators who were responsible for these genocides are dead now, but history, when people dont learn from it, repeats. we have in office a president who has his own kgb like departments, the doj and the irs, targeting law abiding americans who disagree with him politically, that is a soviet style  dictatorship right there. And if you believe he knew nothing about this until he heard it on the news, i have a bridge in brooklyn to sell you. if it is true, then he should be removed from office for dereliction of duty.

 

Ill take my way of life being a proud American who takes care of myself and my family over you and your regressive way of life thats full of jealous and hateful crybabies who want to have your masterminds control everyone cause you arent man enough to control yourself

 

joe 

 

1) You missed my point when I said that nobody cares. It's not nobody respects you, it's that nobody is after you. This was clear.

2) You're not under attack. You weren't half an hour ago, you still aren't now. Honestly, high fuel prices? That's an attack? By the government, as if we're not getting all our oil from abroad? C'mon.

3) "Tyrannist regressive masterminds" are not a thing. Nor is using your tax money to "buy cellphones."

4) Illegal immigrants do not receive benefits, I don't know why you think they do.

5) Some of your 'history' is just wrong, and all of it is massively oversimplified and assumes that civilian weaponry would have had an effect. But honestly, take the Nazis, for example. It was the Weimar Republic that truly tightened gun laws. When Hitler came into power, he loosened gun regulations. It's a myth that he tightened them, which you would know if you weren't just regurgitating the usual right-wing talking points.

6) His own KGB? Are you joking? The IRS, as the KGB. That's funny.

7) Tea Party groups were targeted not for disagreeing with the president, but because half of them are fronts so that the founders can get tax exemption (which you get when you're a group like that). Not a partisan issue, and not one Obama was even part of.

8) Dereliction of duty? Because a few random employees of a massive agency he's not even in charge of did something that wasn't illegal? Where do you get this stuff.

9) Yeah, go you. I'm just so jealous of you.

 

I'm losing hope for you, man.

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1) You missed my point when I said that nobody cares. It's not nobody respects you, it's that nobody is after you. This was clear.

2) You're not under attack. You weren't half an hour ago, you still aren't now. Honestly, high fuel prices? That's an attack? By the government, as if we're not getting all our oil from abroad? C'mon.

3) "Tyrannist regressive masterminds" are not a thing. Nor is using your tax money to "buy cellphones."

4) Illegal immigrants do not receive benefits, I don't know why you think they do.

5) Some of your 'history' is just wrong, and all of it is massively oversimplified and assumes that civilian weaponry would have had an effect. But honestly, take the Nazis, for example. It was the Weimar Republic that truly tightened gun laws. When Hitler came into power, he loosened gun regulations. It's a myth that he tightened them, which you would know if you weren't just regurgitating the usual right-wing talking points.

6) His own KGB? Are you joking? The IRS, as the KGB. That's funny.

7) Tea Party groups were targeted not for disagreeing with the president, but because half of them are fronts so that the founders can get tax exemption (which you get when you're a group like that). Not a partisan issue, and not one Obama was even part of.

8) Dereliction of duty? Because a few random employees of a massive agency he's not even in charge of did something that wasn't illegal? Where do you get this stuff.

9) Yeah, go you. I'm just so jealous of you.

 

I'm losing hope for you, man.

 

 

1. you said, and i quote "Nobody gives a shit about your way of life" little memo, millions agree with me, its regressives like you who despise my way of life, thats my point.

 

2. you say im not under attack,what do you call the confiscatory taxes that are taken from me every week that is wasted by the government, im not talking about essential services like police, fire, sanitation, im talking about the abuse of our tax money paying for things that the federal government has no constitutional power to spend and the ridiculous costs of government projects i.e. the 800 foot concrete casement for the west side rail yards at a cost of $185,000,000 which comes to $231,250 a foot. the national average for regular gasoline on january 20, 2009 was $1.83 a gallon, today its $3.61 a gallon. if obama wasnt so in bed with the tree hugging enviro terrorists and allow drilling here, the prices would go down, not just in fuel but in costs of products that need to be delivered by truck and train, therefore it is an attack on the middle class and the poor

 

3. tyrannical masterminds do exist, they are the ones in power who dictate what size soda someone can have, or what kind of light bulb we can have and all other examples to control the population and take away liberties that millions of americans have fought and died for to keep them. the program lifeline was started by president reagan in 1985 for rural communities, cellphones were added by the democrat controlled congress in 2008, the cost of this program has balooned from $143 million a year to $2.2 billion.people can buy a prepaid cellphone which average $25 a month for 300 minutes, why should i pay for them, i pay for my cellphone..

 

4. USDA does not require anyone to reveal their citizenship status to receive food stamps, they also have a program sending flyers to mexico explaing that so they can get them. when obama took office , there were 32,000,000 people on food stamps, now its 50,000,000, explain that.

 

5. the treaty of versailles called for the disarming of the german population, they were relaxed in 1928 giving some gun rights to the german people before hitler took power, in 1938 hitler relaxed the laws for government officials but ordered jews to surrender all their guns and knives, so if you could read, i said hitler disarmed the jews, not the german people, so again my history was correct

 

6. what would you call it then, they targeted groups that opposed obama, yet left wing groups like media matters and acorn are tax exempt 501 c 4`s yet they support him. thats right out of the soviet playbook

 

7. see answer 6, and obama knew nothing about it? douglas sculman visited obama in the white house 118 times, what did they talk about, b-ball, michelle`s  new bangs? A real leader would ask questions like what`s going on? or is there anything i need to know about? since i do not believe obama is a stupid man, he had to know and approve of it.

 

8. he would be guilty of dereliction of duty if he is so out of the loop of whats going on in his government. he was also guilty of it by going to sleep while the benghazi attack was going on, im not saying he couldve saved those 4 american lives, but he shouldve been in the situation room and send help, even if they didnt get there in time, i would understand that, but going to sleep then was a dereliction of duty.

 

9. typical liberal drone answer, not even worth commenting on.

 

joe 

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So you and your regressive tyrannists dont give a shit about my way of life. A way of life built on hard work and personal responsibility. never seeking nor getting a handout from the government. yet im under attack from the government with higher taxes on my income and on my property, higher fuel prices, higher health and insurance costs, higher costs of food and electricity, yet i see my tax money going to buy cellphones, bribing unions that keep your tyrannist regressives masterminds in power I see criminal aliens getting food stamps, which are paid for by our tax money and regressive bigshots advocating for them.

 

you want to talk about gun rights lets take a little history lesson that the socialist teachers dont teach. the turks disarmed the armenians in 1915 during ww1 otherwise known as the armenian genocide. hitler disarmed the jewish population of nazi germany in the 1930`s leading up to the holocaust, stalin disarmed the russian people resulting in an estimated 20,000,000 people eliminated, china disarmed its population and mao-tse tung used that to eliminate millions, in 1964 guatamala enacted strict gun control which resulted in over 100,000 mayan indians to be exterminated, uganda enacted gun control in 1970 and idi amin used that to slaughter 300,000 christians. cambodia had strict gun control and from 1975-1977 pol pot murdered 3,000,000. its estimated that in the 20th century, governments who disarmed their population slaughtered as many as 56,000,000 of their own people.

 

its not paranoia when you learn from history, and yes all these scumbag dictators who were responsible for these genocides are dead now, but history, when people dont learn from it, repeats. we have in office a president who has his own kgb like departments, the doj and the irs, targeting law abiding americans who disagree with him politically, that is a soviet style  dictatorship right there. And if you believe he knew nothing about this until he heard it on the news, i have a bridge in brooklyn to sell you. if it is true, then he should be removed from office for dereliction of duty.

 

Ill take my way of life being a proud American who takes care of myself and my family over you and your regressive way of life thats full of jealous and hateful crybabies who want to have your masterminds control everyone cause you arent man enough to control yourself

 

joe

 

Hey, Joe 909, today's Democrats, and liberals are nowhere close to being tyrannical, fascists, or authoritarians. Conservatives are, though.

 

Cons like you supported the fascist states of Latin America, like Guatemala, where my parents come from. Guatemala had a democratically elected Communist president, and what did conservatives and anti-Communists like you, who supposedly love democracy, do? Overthrow him, and put a little regime that was friendly toward the Capitalists that you love. Because of you, my parent's country was turned into a damn banana republic. An American banana company was in charge. That's why my fellow Mayans were killed. Not because of gun control, but because the fascists protected American capital interests. And conservatives supported it, and they still do. The fact that these countries had strong militaries, were nuts for guns, and hated ethnic minorities shows show you that regardless of gun control measures, that pro-gunners are the more dangerous ones. Aren't Republicans and conservatives always the ones who want to have bigger and stronger militaries? And don't talk about my Guatemala and the other countries like that, as if you actually feel sorry for them.

 

You know what is in common in the situations you outlined? The oppressors always went after the minorities, like how the conservatives try to actively go after blacks and Hispanics, socialists, and etc. Liberals are the reason why we had Civil Rights, why slavery and shit like that no longer exists, and why blacks and Latinos even have a chance to be Republicans. Liberals try to integrate minorities into society, but conservatives try to segregate them and keep them in their place.

 

Cons like you hate foreigners and try to restrict immigration in anyway possible, even when your grandparents themselves were foreigners. Hypocrite. Your grandparents didn't have to go to the same shit my parents had to go through. They had it easy, or easier than today's immigrants have it. They went through less hoops than today's ones did. Cons want to make it hard for hardworking immigrants to get in. They try to make the laws restrictive to weed out poorer ones and get as little immigrants as possible. Then you'll point to your laws and feel great about getting one immigrant less into the country. You'll say, "My grandparents came here legally and today's immigrants didn't, so they don't deserve anything". But only because today's laws are a hell of a lot more restrictive than in the past.  Are you afraid that they'll "steal" jobs from citizens and the dozens of friends you love talking about? Oh please, they have so many more job and career opportunities than illegals have. They shouldn't be whining.

 

Thousands can get, and came, here legally. But millions are here illegally and can't afford the money or time. Or they can't get spots. How about loosening the restrictions? Oh, that's right, then we'd be "breaking the law" and we'd be "rewarding" them. You wouldn't be singing that tune you're singing if your ancestors had been subjected to today's laws. What I find funny about those immigrants that wait in the line that you like to point out is that they are technically illegal until they get citizenship or papers. I'll also point out that despite reports, illegal immigrants do pay taxes. I know many who do. Otherwise, they'd receive visits from the IRS. Meaning that non-citizens will be paying for ungrateful people like you. And about this IRS affair, the IRS should have gone after anyone, not just the Tea Party. But to be fair, the Tea Party and the Republicans have ideologies based on not paying taxes. What did you expect? The IRS gets stronger the more people try to evade taxes. Figure that one, Joe 909.

 

Now, I've seen your posts, and only when a minority is a murderer to you get to call him a thug or a piece of crap. Remember Dorner? Or the guy who shot the cop and motorist in Nassau?

 

http://www.nyctransitforums.com/forums/topic/39581-career-woes-perceived-racism-fuel-ex-cops-anger/page-6?do=findComment&comment=645313

 

good the murdering piece of crap is dead, i hope he rots in hell

 

joe

 

good f this lowlife murdering scumbag

 

joe

 

http://www.nyctransitforums.com/forums/topic/37786-nassau-county-cop-motorist-murdered-on-cross-island-pwy-on-queens-border/?do=findComment&comment=599428

 

fry the scumbag lowlife piece of shit savage

 

joe

But not a single bad word or intention for the Newtown murderer, the Colorado shooter, or for the Boston terrorists. All white (even those Muslim terrorists). No scumbag, no savage, or no frying to do for them, even when they each killed and hurt more people than Dorner and the other man. You're just a typical bigoted, prejudiced, paranoid conservative lunatic. Have fun drinking your Kool-Aid. I'll be having fun drinking my Communist-infected fluoride water.

 

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About the Nazi control laws, how about some actual facts, Joe? 

 

http://www.natvan.com/national-vanguard/assorted/gunhitler.html

 

 

 

Gun Control in Germany, 1928-1945

 

by William L. Pierce

 

A common belief among defenders of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution is that the National Socialist government of Germany under Adolf Hitler did not permit the private ownership of firearms. Totalitarian governments, they have been taught in their high school civics classes, do not trust their citizens and do not dare permit them to keep firearms. Thus, one often hears the statement, "You know, the first thing the Nazis did when they came to power was outlaw firearms," or, "The first thing Hitler did in Germany was round up all the guns."

...Unfortunately for those who would like to link Hitler and the National Socialists with gun control, the entire premise for such an effort is false. German firearms legislation under Hitler, far from banning private ownership, actually facilitated the keeping and bearing of arms by German citizens by eliminating or ameliorating restrictive laws which had been enacted by the government preceding his: a left-center government which had contained a number of Jews.

It is not just that the National Socialist firearms legislation was the opposite of what it has been claimed to have been by persons who want to tar modern gun-grabbers with the "Nazi" brush: the whole spirit of Hitler's government was starkly different from its portrayal by America's mass media. The facts, in brief, are these:

  • The National Socialist government of Germany, unlike the government in Washington today, did not fear its citizens. Adolf Hitler was the most popular leader Germany has ever had. Unlike American presidents, he did not have to wear body armor and have shields of bulletproof glass in front of him whenever he spoke in public. At public celebrations he rode standing in an open car as it moved slowly through cheering crowds. Communists made several attempts to assassinate him, and his government stamped down hard on communism, virtually wiping it out in Germany. Between upright, law-abiding German citizens and Adolf Hitler, however, there was a real love affair, with mutual trust and respect.
  • The spirit of National Socialism was one of manliness, and individual self-defense and self- reliance were central to the National Socialist view of the way a citizen should behave. The notion of banning firearms ownership was utterly alien to National Socialism. In the German universities, where National Socialism gained its earliest footholds and which later became its strongest bastions, dueling was an accepted practice. Although the liberal-Jewish governments in Germany after the First World War attempted to ban dueling, it persisted illegally until it was again legalized by the National Socialists. Fencing, target shooting, and other martial arts were immensely popular in Germany, and the National Socialists encouraged young Germans to become proficient in these activities, believing that they were important for the development of a man's character.
  • Gun registration and licensing (for long guns as well as for handguns) were legislated by an anti-National Socialist government in Germany in 1928, five years before the National Socialists gained power. Hitler became Chancellor on January 30, 1933. Five years later his government got around to rewriting the gun law enacted a decade earlier by his predecessors, substantially amel ior a ting it in the process (for example, long guns were exempted from the requirement for a purchase permit; the legal age for gun ownership was lowered from 20 to 18 years; the period of validity of a permit to carry weapons was extended from one to three years; and provisions restricting the amount of ammunition or the number of firearms an individual could own were dropped). Hitler's government may be criticized for leaving certain restrictions and licensing requirements in the law, but the National Socialists had no intention of preventing law-abiding Germans from keeping or bearing arms. Again, the firearms law enacted by Hitler's government enhanced the rights of Germans to keep and bear arms; no new restrictions were added, and many pre-existing restrictions were relaxed or eliminated.
  • At the end of the Second World War, American GIs in the occupying force were astounded to discover how many German civilians owned private firearms. Tens of thousands of pistols looted from German homes by GIs were brought back to the United States after the war. In 1945 General Eisenhower ordered all privately owned firearms in the American occupation zone of Germany confiscated, and Germans were required to hand in their shotguns and rifles as well as any handguns which had not already been stolen. In the Soviet occupation zone German civilians were summarily shot if they were found in possession of even a single cartridge.
  • Jews, it should be noted, were not Germans, even if they had been born in Germany. The National Socialists defined citizenship in ethnic terms, and under Hitler Jews were not accorded full rights of citizenship. National Socialist legislation progressively excluded Jews from key professions: teaching, the media, the practice of law, etc. The aim was not only to free German life from an oppressive and degenerative Jewish influence, but to persuade Jews to emigrate. The German Weapons Law of March 18, 1938, specifically excluded Jews from manufacturing or dealing in firearms or munitions, but it did not exclude them from owning or bearing personal firearms. The exclusion of Jews from the firearms business rankled them as much as any other exclusion, and in their typically ethnocentric fashion they have misrepresented the law involved as an anti-gun law in an effort to cast their enemies in a bad light.

It should be noted in passing that the restrictions placed on Jews by the National Socialists had the intended effect: between 1933 and 1939 two-thirds of the Jews residing in Germany emigrated, reducing the Jewish population of the country from 600,000 when Hitler became Chancellor in 1933 to 200,000 at the outbreak of the Second World War in 1939. Jews in the United States, looking at this period from their own narrowly focused viewpoint, have described these peacetime years of the National Socialist government as a time of darkness, terror, and regression, whereas for the German people it was a time of hope, joy, and spiritual and material renewal.

Much the same type of distortion is seen in the portrayal of the United States in the early 1950s: the so-called "McCarthy Era." Senator Joseph McCarthy (Republican, Wisconsin) used his position as chairman of the Senate's Government Operations Committee to expose the widespread communist infiltration of the U.S. government and other U.S. institutions which had taken place during the Second World War. A substantial majority of the communists who were dragged reluctantly out into the light of day by his efforts were Jews. As a result, the controlled media always have portrayed the period as one of terror and repression, when everyone was frightened of Senator McCarthy's "witch-hunt." Of course, it was nothing of the sort to non-Jewish Americans, who were not intimidated in the least. History viewed through a Jewish lens -- i.e., through media controlled by Jews -- always is distorted in a way corresponding to Jewish interests and concerns.

Both the German Weapons Law of March 18, 1938, enacted by the National Socialists, and the Law on Firearms and Ammunition of April 12, 1928, which was enacted by an anti-National Socialist government, are given below in full, first in facsimile and then in English translation. A little background information first, however, may help the reader to understand their significance.

...The tendency of Germany's new rulers after the First World War was much the same as it is for the liberals in America today: they promoted cosmopolitanism, internationalism, and egalitarianism. By 1923 economic conditions in Germany had become catastrophic, and there was much public unrest. The communists had made major inroads into the labor movement and were a growing threat to the country.

...The government's response was to substantially tighten up restrictions on the rights of German citizens to keep and bear arms. The Law on Firearms and Ammunition of April 12, 1928, was the most substantial effort in this regard. This law was enacted by a left-center government hostile to the National Socialists (the government was headed by Chancellor Wilhelm Marx and consisted of a coalition of Socialists, including many Jews, and Catholic Centrists).

...Finally, in 1938, the National Socialist government got around to enacting a new firearms law to replace the one enacted by their opponents ten years earlier. The highlights of the 1938 law, especially as it applied to ordinary citizens rather than manufacturers or dealers, follow:

  • Handguns may be purchased only on submission of a Weapons Acquisition Permit (Waffenerwerbschein), which must be used within one year from the date of issue. Muzzle- loading handguns are exempted from the permit requirement. [The 1928 law had required a permit for the purchase of long guns as well, but the National Socialists dropped this requirement.]
  • Holders of a permit to carry weapons (Waffenschein) or of a hunting license do not need a Weapons Acquisition Permit in order to acquire a handgun.
  • A hunting license authorizes its bearer to carry hunting weapons and handguns.
  • Firearms and ammunition, as well as swords and knives, may not be sold to minors under the age of 18 years. [The age limit had been 20 years in the 1928 law.]
  • Whoever carries a firearm outside of his dwelling, his place of employment, his place of business, or his fenced property must have on his person a Weapons Permit (Waffenschein). A permit is not required, however, for carrying a firearm for use at a police-approved shooting range.
  • A permit to acquire a handgun or to carry firearms may only be issued to persons whose trustworthiness is not in question and who can show a need for a permit. In particular, a permit may not be issued to:
    • 1. persons under the age of 18 years;

      2. legally incompetent or mentally retarded persons;

      3. Gypsies or vagabonds;

      4. persons under mandatory police supervision [i.e., on parole] or otherwise temporarily without civil rights;

      5. persons convicted of treason or high treason or known to be engaged in activities hostile to the state;

      6. persons who for assault, trespass, a breach of the peace, resistance to authority, a criminal offense or misdemeanor, or a hunting or fishing violation were legally sentenced to a term of imprisonment of more than two weeks, if three years have not passed since the term of imprisonment.

  • The manufacture, sale, carrying, possession, and import of the following are prohibited:
    • 1. "trick" firearms, designed so as to conceal their function (e.g., cane guns and belt-buckle pistols);

      2. any firearm equipped with a silencer and any rifle equipped with a spotlight;

      3. cartridges with .22 caliber, hollow-point bullets.

      That is the essence. Numerous other provisions of the law relate to firearms manufacturers, importers, and dealers; to acquisition and carrying of firearms by police, military, and other official personnel; to the maximum fees which can be charged for permits (3 Reichsmark); to tourists bringing firearms into Germany; and to the fines and other penalties to be levied for violations.

...The prohibitions of spotlight-equipped rifles and hollow-point .22 caliber ammunition were based on considerations that the former were unsporting when used for hunting, and the latter were inhumane.

...When you have read the two laws reproduced here, you will understand that it was Hitler's enemies, not Hitler, who should be compared with the gun-control advocates in America today. Then as now it was the Jews, not the National Socialists, who wanted the people's right of self- defense restricted. You will understand that those who continue to make the claim that Hitler was a gun-grabber are either ignorant or dishonest. And you will understand that it was not until 1945, when the communist and democratic victors of the Second World War had installed occupation governments to rule over the conquered Germans that German citizens were finally and completely denied the right to armed self-defense.

 

 

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