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Response to DanTex (Reply #44)

Mon Aug 13, 2012, 07:34 PM

46. I see it as a right to freedom and dignity

AR-15s do not grow on trees. Eugene Stoner had to invent the first one, we all realize that. But the notion that you have the right to defend yourself and your loved ones is rooted in the idea that we all have a certain inherent dignity. "Original sin" does not apply here.

You have a right to be secure in your own person, and so does the guy next to you. If he tries to violate your security, he's crossed a line. There are various ways to deal with such a violation, and resorting to arms is the least desirable path, but it remains a path when all else fails.

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