There is No Freedom & Liberty Where a Country’s Citizenry is Disarmed

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New York – -(AmmoLand.com)- It is not by accident that the expressions, ‘Freedom’ and ‘Liberty are coming under fire.

After all, Government, whether modeled as an outright dictatorship or as a benign, seemingly benevolent democratic construct, is a constant threat to the sanctity and inviolability of the human Soul. The Founders of our Federal Government knew this, and their meticulous construction of a Government that would function within a free Constitutional Republic, with all the safeguards employed in the Articles of the U.S. Constitution, though absolutely necessary to prevent tyranny, would not of itself be sufficient to guard against tyranny.

Where there is Government, even Representative Government, such as ours, their tyranny always lingers in the shadows. The Nation’s Bill of Rights alone prevents incursion of tyranny. And the Antifederalists demanded an express delineation of fundamental, immutable, unlimited God-given Rights, beyond the power of Government to modify, abrogate, deny or ignore.

These fundamental, natural rights would serve alone as a shield, the ultimate safeguard against inevitable Government encroachment on freedom and liberty. For, the founders knew full well that, even a Government such as ours, with limited, carefully demarcated powers would eventually subvert the will of the people. And we are seeing that occurring and with rapidity now.

Evidence of encroaching tyranny on our people is everywhere, and it is glaring.

Information disseminated is deceptive. Dissent is heavily controlled or censored. Privacy is nonexistent. Petitions are denied out-of-hand. Average American citizens face unlawful detention. They have been systematically brutalized and ostracized for their political, social, and even religious beliefs. The government has infiltrated Americans’ associations and harassed its members, even attempting to seduce them into committing crimes so that the Government can shut them down.

The government no longer even bothers to hide wide-range violations and abuses of fundamental rights and liberties. But a final lockdown on freedom and liberty eludes them. Government cannot so easily confiscate physical objects without escaping the notice of their deed. A citizen’s firearms cannot so easily be taken from him. But it will try; is trying all the time to do just that—at the moment, through incremental efforts.

And this Government, our Government is tiring of utilizing half-measures. The Government wants to seize the massive stockpile of citizenry’s firearms. This is no secret. The toadies have made the aim clear.

The question is——

Can the U.S. Government really succeed in disarming the American populace?

The Governments of the two Commonwealth Nations, New Zealand and Australia have not had any trouble doing this. They have been able to disarm their populations without issue. But can the Federal Government here in the United States accomplish such a vast undertaking? This is not likely. And it is unlikely for this reason:

Consider: the two Commonwealth Countries, along with every other Country on Earth, apart from our own, do not recognize the God-given right of the people to keep and bear arms as a potent check on tyranny. The United States is the one holdout Nation.

At some point the would-be Destroyers of our Country will try to disarm Americans, as try they must if the Rothschild/Soros “Open Society” agenda is to succeed. Once push comes to shove, Americans are going to have to take a stand—all Americans, and we are rapidly moving to that fateful point.

“Freedom” and “Liberty” are not mere abstractions, even as tyrannical western Governments, including the Government of the European Union in Brussels, and those of the Commonwealth Nations, and, sadly, the present Government here at home in the U.S., now claim they are but that and nothing more. See the article on the Canadian CBC Radio website:

“Freedom is a malleable term — one that’s open to interpretation.”

Perhaps it would seem so to tyrants that would have little if any use for it. But, had the Founders of our Republic thought “Freedom,” and its sacred kin, “Liberty,” so malleable as to be nothing more than phantasms, mere will-o’-the-wisps, they would hardly have risked their lives and well-being to attain them.

Nor can “Freedom” and “Liberty” be perceived as so insubstantial that a towering edifice—the United States, a free Constitutional Republic, the envy of the world—would have existed and persisted for well over two hundred years. As John Adams, a Founding Father, and Second President of the United States said;

“But a Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty once lost is lost forever.”


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john
john

“Sustainability”  Our government and the world is changing there is a plan. Those of us who discusses the writings of others here voice our concerns are not “sustainable”. The pace that the world is changing is faster then our government or any government can keep up with. “Capitalism Sustainability” if you are not investing in the future than you are no longer “Sustainable” Our discussions seem to rely on the Constitution the Bill Of Rights Both documents represent the past. Live in the past and you will be left behind. Sustainability”   There’s a long and complex journey ahead. That’s why we… Read more »

Chuck

I used to have the opinion that assassinations were counterproductive. Now, I no longer believe that. The time will come when it will be necessary to remove certain individuals by any and all means available.

Watching and waiting.

Arizona Don

Beto O’Rourke is an idiot at least! There are somewhere between one hundred fifty million and two hundred seventy million gun owners in the US. This number increases daily by hundreds. Furthermore the “average” number of guns owned per person is eight.  You do the math. How long do you think it would take to confiscate that many guns from an unwilling population? Just who will they get to confiscate them? Other American citizens who also own guns and risk them being confiscated also?  Including law enforcement!   Right now, thanks to these progressive (regressive?) so called democrats, there are over a million criminals (felons) in the US who… Read more »

Wild Bill

Good stuff, brother. Keep the faith.

swmft

would think texas has at least 100,000,000 guns , and the deal is every one with a gun will be a criminal

Arizona Don

History has demonstrated time and time again, especially in the twentieth century in Europe and Asia, an unarmed society is easily taken over by a tyrannical government and transformed into a socialistic marxist, communist or fascist dictatorship. We are witnessing such a process in Canada as this is written. We are also witnessing that to a lesser obvious degree right here in the US. It has been said, truthfully I might add, when the citizens fear the government there is tyranny however when the government fears the citizens there is freedom(s). History has also proven time and time again only free people prosper. The individual rights… Read more »

JSNMGC

“Consequently they allowed the government to take most if not all of them.”

Not only is that not close to being correct, but that is also not the problem.

The problem is Canadians are too polite to the people who enforce unconscionable laws.

Canadians have lots of firearms – just like Australians.

Tank

Well stated & largely agree. There is nothing POLITE about War. All War is deception w/o exception. Political symmetrical warfare we are witnessing first person proves & clearly shows how it’s done. Complacency & apathy are always the signs of a dying sociocultural society at large. Watching the LEA/LEO’s go along with the despot tyrants edicts, decrees & mandates proves how they group think & are there for a paycheck no matter who’s civil rights – natural rights they violate including elderly & children. The human condition will most likely never be plumbed b/c people are so captured by the… Read more »

swmft

canada is headed there, someone needs to get rid of trudeau. and then start cleaning out the jack boots (mounties) if they wont protect the peoples rights they are criminals

  • gestapo head in ottawa needs to be out on his head, start a goolog for all of them as far north as possible
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OlTrailDog

All was fine until I happened across the “Rothschild/Soros “Open Society agenda” comment. I have no quarrel with those who hold the opinion that Soros is basically a very evil individual bent on destroying Western constitutional republics out of hatred and profit motives. He is Jewish by heritage, but not by religion, and in fact, betrayed Jews as a youth in Hitler’s Germany. However, Rothschild, is an immediate red flag for anti-Semite propaganda. This isn’t the first time I’ve noticed, or commented, on this obvious line of thinking from the “Arbalest Quarrel”. Sure you are fine to print such tripe… Read more »

Wild Bill

I think that you have your finger on the pulse, but Ammoland has not written any anti-Semitic literature. The opinion expressed is that of a different author.

OlTrailDog

Wild Bill, I understand fully understand that. What bothers me is that Ammoland made the editorial decision to publish an article that included anti-Semitic content, albeit a one word reference, i.e. Rothschild. From what I saw on the originator website they too have some very good intentions. But undoubtedly that website has some bad worms in the apple barrel that are apparent. I really hope Ammoland doesn’t let those bad worms infest an otherwise very good resource for gun rights advocates. It doesn’t have to go there. I will also say that the main thrust of the article is spot… Read more »

Arizona Don

First amendment covers for the most part things many do not agree with. If everything written was agreeable to everyone that amendment would be unnecessary.

OlTrailDog

I absolutely agree. But perhaps you may have noticed that different venues collate different information as a general rule. I appreciate and frequent this site for the gun information it provides. If this site chooses to include anti-Semitic content it then becomes my choice to participate or not. I hope not, but I will speak my opinion and make my choice on which side of history I will stand. I very much enjoy participating on a site that allows opinions and I understand individual participant’s comments are not Ammoland’s and they are not responsible for the views of it’s participants.

Wild Bill

Deception, liable/slander, fraud, product disparagement, actual malice, and propaganda are not protected by the First Amendment.

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Wild Bill

I can not disagree.

Tank

FTR, to clarify a significant point with you conflating a term incorrectly.

Anti-Zionism is not Anti-Semitic.

The crux of the problem is people incorrectly conflate the two term synonymously which they are not the same. There are sectarian belief systems within Abrahamic Judaism & therein lies the problem. If people would read to learn the difference & how it actually we wouldn’t be at the same nexus point as we were in WWll.

Masonic Zionism is the driving force & culprit of the evil & tyranny. Even Jews in IsRAHELL dissent against Zionism FTR.

OlTrailDog

potatoe potato; tomatoe tomato.

Montana454Casull

Many of us will never be disarmed while we can still breath. Ask Great Brittan how that played out for them and then make your move very carefully . You could ignite a fire fight that you can’t put out with rhetoric ! Bloodshed has a way of changing peoples courses in life . Look back at American history the redcoats leaked red blood after thier gun grab attempt .

JSNMGC

Who are the redcoats?

2022

Monkey Mouse

Giffords, MDA, Bloomberg, etc…

JSNMGC
willyd

BUT TRYING HARD!!!!!!!!!

Arizona Don

After that statement you should include the work YET. However they have been trying for decades.

JSNMGC

Did you click the link?

Firearms are being taken, but it’s not politicians doing the taking.

Stag

Those would be Tories. The red coats are the enforcers.

Arizona Don

Right now it does appear the democrats leadership in Washington are.

JSNMGC

That’s like saying the “redcoats” during the Revolutionary War were the members of Parliament and the King.

Today, just like then, the redcoats are armed government employees who enforce unconscionable laws.

USMC0351Grunt

Note to Ammoland: anyway you can show us who the up and down voters are on this format? Or even care to hold this as a true OPEN forum? ASKING FOR A FRIEND.

The other Jim

Lot of high negative red numbers in the Comments. Disagreement, or rebellion of saboteurs from the left?

john

Freedom is about money and power. Your freedom is at stake at every traffic light, stop sign on every highway for that matter anytime you leave your home. We are a nation of laws the problem in the twenty first century is we have allowed individuals elected to enact laws without the voting public’s ability to voice their freedom of choice to vote Yes or No. When states and municipalities began the practice of using traffic cameras to catch those running red lights your freedom was once again removed in public. Now commonplace around big cities cameras well everywhere have… Read more »

john

The 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a … and arms control is the protection of civilians from the impact of weapons.
The grave threat posed by surplus guns and ammunition has been formally recognized by the UN small arms process. A UN Group of Governmental Experts on surplus … The secretary-general’s agenda for disarmament, securing our common … Ensuring respect for norms against chemical and biological weapons …

https://patriotsdefensecorps.weebly.com/the-un-gun-control-and-agenda-21.html

USMC0351Grunt

Many people still don’t believe that the agenda 21 initiative was to create three continents similar to the European Union and coin currency for just those three continents alone and then evolve all three continents into one world order with only one world currency. The rothschilds will go to their graves screaming that it was to “save money and make life easier on everybody”.

Don’t believe me? Google, the AMERO, the currency for the Americas as the EURO did.

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john

The fact that you understand Agenda 21-2030 is real is outstanding most Americans have never taken the time to learn about what their elected are doing behind closed doors.This Agenda is open to the world to consume it intent yet most do not care.

Henry Bowman

Ben Franklin was asked once about what form of government we have, and he famously replied, “A Republic ma’am, if you can keep it”.

We have NOT been ‘keeping it’, save for a little dustup in Athens, TN, 75 years ago. People should have heeded Jefferson’s advice… And the longer we tarry, the more painful the correction will be!

Wild Bill

Timing is everything. Rebellion now, getting by the logistics issues, would put us fighting our own military. Our own sons and daughters.
I think the trick is to get back in power and then get the libtards to rebel, and let the tree of liberty drink another 200 years worth of refreshment.

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USMC0351Grunt

I love and respect your logic Wild Bill I always have and always will. One small change to your logic though is I believe that the course that is set right now for our US military is to actually dismantle it one grain of sand at a time just like they’re dismantling our freedom and liberty in this country so if it comes Patriot to tyrannist I believe that the military will probably crumble and join the Patriots. At least I have enough hope and Faith in the good Lord left to know and realize that that’s the course that… Read more »

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Henry Bowman

Any soldier that takes unlawful orders from an overt traitor like Milley is not anyone I would hesitate to engage, for people like that are NOT my countryman and don’t get a free pass. There is no voting our way out of this… in case you haven’t noticed, we had a federal election stolen right out from under everyone’s noses in 2020, and on Jan. 5th 2021, a federal runoff election was stolen. The only thing as bad as being disarmed is being armed but too cowardly to fight while you have the opportunity. Churchill explained why, but it’s a… Read more »

OlTrailDog

Personally, I think it will go down in a different manner. I think the “get back in power” boat sailed long ago given the spending proclivities of either party. Even more so, it is becoming evident the impact entrenched and unelected bureaucrats who march to the tune and money of wealthy elites irrespective of what party is being paid off. Far sooner than any “rebellion” will be a financial crisis that utterly changes the underlying principles of our country. We will soon enough be dancing to the tune of a digital economy(ies) where our lives, education, jobs, and purchases are… Read more »

USMC0351Grunt

Thank God someone other than me remembers the Battle of Athens Tennessee! About the last time this country showed any real balls against tyranny without having to wave a bunch of signs and banners and yelling and screaming into news cameras… These men did what had to be done and didn’t worry about getting a pat on the back for it because they knew they were right!

Henry Bowman

What you said is so true, it triggered the lurking downvote snowflakes!
OOH RAAH and Semper Fi!

swmft

sad but it is coming back to that, police are about money not protecting, and worse they dont see they have become the very thing they are supposed to protect people from. Power breeds corruption and contempt

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USMC0351Grunt

Ever notice how the left wing Democrats can only down vote and not shout us down with RATIONAL THINKING, FACTS and LOGIC?

Henry Bowman

Yes, man I love liberal tears! Nectar of heroes!
We all know they’re mentally diseased and lack a sense of humor, which is why they’re so easily triggered, and why they can’t meme.

Tank

For those that actually pay attention to the substance & not the minutiae, we can see all the urban big city shit holes are leading the way in crime, drug abuse including legal SSRI’s & illegal drugs turd world country trends while the rest of the nation struggles along with the dysfunctional political system, MSM, Communist/Fascist/Fabian Socialism agendas abound. We can also see how many of the LEA’s follow Lockstep incrementally enforcing unconstitutional edicts, mandates, decrees etc. Picking up a paycheck for the payday vs. making a stand for the BOR. I suspect if Americans weren’t already armed things would… Read more »

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USMC0351Grunt

George Soros and Michael Bloomberg probably doing a reorganization of funds to be able to produce the next onslaught of tyranny and domestic terrorism against our country, all while the citizens sit back and allow these two shit stains to keep on doing what they’re doing. As for the shithole cities that are crumbling with all the debauchery and crime I think we seen this before about 20 or 30 years ago when Snake Rifkin was brought out of prison to enter New York City and then Detroit to do the dirty work that the government was too complacent to… Read more »

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swmft

the worse part is they get young idealists to do their dirty work, look at nypd. they do not help and arm good citizens thy arrest them for having a gun to protect their family , what people see when a cop gets killed is what comes around goes around not we lost a defender because they are not defenders, just a big gang of thugs

Arny

REDCOATS !

musicman44mag

How rude that Ammoland would use an old video of buttguy saying he would take away all the weapons of war. There was an article on here just the other day saying that he has seen the error of his ways and he has changed his mind about that and fully supports the 2nd so now spreading something like this is fake news, isn’t it? We all know that since he has changed his mind that he will not change it again and decide to take all of our weapons of war, that we don’t have, away from us. Besides,… Read more »

Jonesy

How can you possibly believe that O’Rourke has changed his spots!

Wild Bill

I’m thinking that mm is just being sarcastic. I think.

musicman44mag

You got it.

musicman44mag

i believe he can just as much as a zebra can change his stripes!!!!

OlTrailDog

My assessment is that anti-2A legislation and political activity is a huge plank in Democrat and leftist organizations in the USA. No matter what honeyed words pour out of Beto’s pie hole, I know what his (their) intents are.

musicman44mag

Exactly. Say whatever needs to be said to get elected and then do what you want because it’s harder to get rid of them, than elect them. That is one of the big issues that needs to change.
Oh I lied to get elected, what did you expect. I think obiden said something close to that too.

JSNMGC

“Can the U.S. Government really succeed in disarming the American populace?”

“Government?” Why be so vague?

The NYPD began disarming Americans in NYC over 110 years ago.

“Stephen is a decorated veteran police officer of the New York City Police Department.”

http://arbalestquarrel.com/about-us/bio-stephen-dandrilli/

The CPD, LAPD, LASD, PPD, CCSO, HPD, NYSP, PSP, MPDC, DPD, MDPD, Baltimore PD, Boston PD, MPD, DPD, SFPD, APD, and many others followed in their footsteps.

Politicians aren’t going to take anyone’s firearms.

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JSNMGC

That’s exactly what it comes down to, but “they” just avoid the conversation – “just doin’ my job,” “it’s the law,” and “if you want better laws, elect better legislators – don’t expect me to decide which laws are good and which ones are bad.” That is all on the firearm side of the debate (laws and enforcement of laws). Regarding the cornerstone of socialism – forced redistribution of wealth by “the government,” and a constantly growing government, they do whatever they need to in order to avoid discussing the topic. They rather people just keep things high level: “Since… Read more »

USMC0351Grunt

And yet you still have a bunch of dumbasses out there down voting your statements? I took a note to defend and protect the Constitution of the United States which includes the people and I will take that to my grave. Semper fidelis.

JSNMGC

I believe you.

There are a lot of people from all walks of life who are working to retain some level of freedom in the U.S.

Freedom to not pay over 40% of their income to government, freedom to assemble without wearing a mask or getting a vaccine, freedom to not have to show their papers when a government employee demands to see them, freedom to keep their property unless convicted of a crime related to that property, freedom to voice an opinion different from that of government employees, and freedom from the enforcement of firearm laws that are unjust.

USMC0351Grunt

And along come “The Five”, (no relation to Fox News) that keep down votting.

swmft

there are large number of people bartering a part of their work to take it off books

Wild Bill

I don’t believe it is entirely his commentary.

JSNMGC

“I don’t think that it is helpful to put words in their mouth or the mouths of any, here. Until “they” speak, one is just guessing.” ~ Wild Bill

swmft

they do not like the truth, and are likely,of the same brown cloth. the others wont believe how many are bad until one of their “brothers in blue” sets them up or shoots them in the back

swmft

they took an oath made a promise, to the people that they break every day. if they were told to round up the jews or blacks or whites they would, just following orders, look at canada police attacking peaceful group. not walking through asking them to open a lane or but beating anyone that wont obey work slaves tote that barge lift that bail , no guns no rights

JSNMGC

If you haven’t seen it yet, you may find this interesting – search phrase:

“New Ottawa Chief Will TRACK & PURSUE Anyone Who Was Involved in the Protest – for MONTHS to COME”

Tyranny continues because so many armed government employees are willing to follow orders that are clearly unconscionable.

swmft

they did the same here to people that stopped bureau of land management, still after bundy even after loosing in court they are just trying to bankrupt people if they cant jail them they should have shot all the government people

swmft

the made a change in france…..off with their heads worked for a while, they just did not cleanse enough

JSNMGC
swmft

unlike miami dade fire inspector he did not shoot up car in road rage incident

Arny

He should have been smart enough to get out of NY. It may have prolonged the inevitable. I’m willing to bet if he hadn’t had his cell phone with him. They would have never got him. I doubt anyone physically followed him. Ping ping ping. When will people learn ?

swmft

like I have said more times than i care to remember the brown shirts are here and are the majority of leos

Tank

Despot’s don’t discriminate what colors they wear. They are there to pick up a paycheck & benefits. They will laterally transfer to a higher paying job to a Liberal/Progressive Commie City if they can get paid more. I see it every day where I work. They’re oath means jack shit they are there to get paid.

swmft

we had people in dea stealing from dealers,just like the city cops only difference they were not killing their “mark” just shaking them down civil forfeiture. theft government thieves and crooks if there is no crime they keep it sorry oh wait guilty till proven innocent

swmft

i stand corrected not just brown shirts , some wear blue same criminal actions

swmft

and you can bet he enforced gun confiscation ,and put good people in jail destroyed families for the blue gang forgetting his oath, if you give your word and dont keep it you are less than nothing