Venezuela bans civilians from private gun ownership

Hot Air

Venezuela has major crime problems — we hear a lot about the systemic violence in Mexico, but by at least one count, Venezuela’s murder rate is four times higher than that of Mexico’s and the highest in all of South America. As such, violent crime is one of the most dominant political issues in the socialist nation, and will factor hugely in their upcoming October elections.

And so, in a typically misguided move to cut down on crime, the government has decided to ban the commercial sale of firearms and ammunition. How and why making it illegal for lawful citizens to own firearms is supposed to make anyone feel more “secure,” I’ll never comprehend.

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I Am Barack Obama’s Worst Nightmare

American Thinker

I  am a thinking, educated, intelligent, independent voter.

I  am fanatical in my support for the Constitution and the Declaration of  Independence.

I  believe that there is only one phrase that might be slightly more important than  “We the People of the United States …”.  That phrase would be “In the  Beginning the Lord said ‘Let there be light’…”

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