Fifteen Reasons YouShould Own A Gun
1. Your right to keep and bear arms isguaranteed in the Constitution andBill of Rights of the United States of America. "Use it or lose it."2. George Washington said:"Firearms stand next in importance tothe Constitution itself. They are theAmerican people's liberty teeth andkeystone under independence..."3. Bearing arms is the Christian thingto do. Jesus said: "If you don't havea sword, sell your cloak and buyone..." (Luke 22:36 NIV)4. Enjoying guns is not a strangeweird thing, as some anti-gun peopleinsist. People have been hunting withlong guns for centuries. Shooting isan internationally recognizedOlympic sport.5. People without guns are assaultedor murdered daily by criminals whohave guns. Having a gun makes youbetter able to defend your family.6. If gun ownership is made illegal,criminals won't turn in their guns.Gun control makes easy prey out of law-abiding citizens.7. We are grateful for the policeofficers of our communities.However, the police can't come tohelp you until AFTER a crime hasbeen committed. Having a gun mayenable you to stay alive long enoughto call for help from the police.8. American courts regularly returnviolent criminals to the streets to dotheir crimes again.9. Guns in the home are safe, whengun owners keep guns responsibly.More children die every year inswimming pool accidents than in gunaccidents.10. It is a fact that armed Americanmen and women prevent two millioncrimes every year with their guns.11. Self-defense is more honorableand better for society than being avictim. It is up to YOU to actresponsibly for your own safety, andthe safety of your family.12. It is a fact that cities whichimpose strict gun control create thehighest assault and murder rates inAmerica.13. It is a fact that most gun crimes inAmerica involve gangsters shootingother gangsters. The average gunowner never uses his or her gun tocommit a crime.14. Most states issue permits to carryconcealed handguns. Men andwomen who get permits take gunsafety classes, and have extensivecriminal background checks. Thesepeople make everyone a little safer,wherever they may be.15. The "War on Terror" is likely to bea long war. People who own guns,and who are trained to use gunsresponsibly, are better able to servetheir country than people who areignorant about guns.
Eleven Excuses for NOT Owning A Gun
1. I'm too busy to take the time tolearn how to handle a gun safely.2. I believe that all guns are evil, evenin the hands of the police andsoldiers.3. I would rather let a criminal kill meor my family than try to stop him witha gun.4. I believe it was wrong for America's founding fathers to useguns to overthrow the rule of theBritish. We should have stayed acolony.5. I believe it was wrong for Americansoldiers to use guns to rescueinnocent men and women from theNazi death camps.6. I believe that I will never need agun to defend myself or my family,because the police will be constantlywatching over me to make sure that Iwill never be in danger.7. I trust our courts to keep violentcriminals off the streets. It's notpossible that I will ever be attacked bya criminal.8. If our government decides to makeall gun owners register every gunthey have, and then decides toconfiscate all privately owned guns, Istill don't think we have anything toworry about. I know other countrieshave become dictatorships, but thatcould never happen in America.