Repeal Norwegian Gun Control Laws – Advises American Gun Dean

Repeal Norwegian Gun Control Laws – Advises American Gun Dean

Gun Rights Policies with John Snyder
Gun Rights Policies with John Snyder

Washington, DC –-( “The Storting, the Norwegian Parliament, should repeal immediately that nation’s restrictive firearms control laws,”gun law expert John M. Snyder said here today.

“The Norwegian Government should allow law-abiding citizens to acquire, carry and use the guns they need to protect themselves and their loved ones from mass murderers and other violent criminals,” he added.

Snyder is the Gun Dean here in the United States, according to Human Events.

Snyder noted the Norwegian gun control laws did not prevent the recent mass murder of about 70 civilians near Oslo. However, they did prevent innocent citizens from being able to stop or interrupt the slaughter.

Currently, Norwegians must get a government permit to own a firearm legally and give government officials a reason for wanting the gun. Norwegian policy prevents citizens from acquiring automatic firearms, although the alleged mass murderer used a semiautomatic firearm which reportedly had been converted to a fully automatic firearm.

“The gun laws had no effect at all on preventing the mass murder,” said Snyder. “They did prevent anyone from legally stopping or interrupting the killing. It took police an hour and a half to get to the scene of the horror, during which time the murderer picked off the innocent one by one. As The Telegraph of the United Kingdom pointed out, there was ‘no one able to stop him.’

“Restrictive gun laws are the products of sheer idiocy. Hopefully, the Norwegian Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg, and King Harald will demonstrate they hold dear the right to life of Norwegians. Let them encourage the Storting to free Norway from this oppressive idiocy and allow Norwegians to acquire, carry and use the guns they need to defend life.”

John M. Snyder
Telum Associates, LLC
Arlington, VA

About John Snyder:
Named the Gun Dean by Human Events, “the senior rights activist in Washington” by Shotgun News, a “champion of the right to self-defense” by The Washington Times, and “dean of gun lobbyists” by The Washington Post and The New York Times, John M. Snyder has spent 45 years as a proponent of the individual Second Amendment civil right to keep and bear arms as a National Rifle Association editor, public affairs director of the Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms, treasurer of the Second Amendment Foundation, and founder of

A former Jesuit seminarian, Snyder is founder/manager of Telum Associates, LL.C., founder/chairman of the St. Gabriel Possenti Society, Inc., a director of Council for America, and serves on the boards of the National Association of Chiefs of Police and the American Federation of Police & Concerned Citizens. He is also the author of the book Gun Saint. Visit: