I see and hear a lot of talk about how a national gun registration and/or confiscation would be the trigger that would spark a second American Revolution, as patriots rise up to resist the jackbooted thugs who are going door-to-door taking away people’s arms.Wow!
I have bad news for everyone who’s waiting for national registration or a mass confiscation so they can get their armed rebellion on: a national database of gun owners already exists, and a national confiscation effort will never happen. Ever. Instead, you’ll hand over your firearms peacefully. All of them, even the ones you paid cash for to some random guy on Armslist in the dead of night.
You should go read this article and then ... read the comments!
I had no IDEA there were so many people who were willing to " ... pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor". (oh, go to the link; I went to a great deal of trouble to find it. Almost 30 seconds!)
My surprise wasn't so much that I found people who considered their Constitutional Rights to be the center and the soul of America; my surprise was that so many people declared themselves prepared to actually shoot at federal officers (or other minions) who might knock on their door and announce: "Hello, I'm from The Government and I'm here to survey your firearms inventory".
I don't know about you, Pal, but if they come to take my Iver Johnson .22 pistol, I'm gonna have it all boxed up and labelled "To Whom It May Concern".
I've got a wife, and three kids, and I work in a Button-Pushing Factory. When my boss says "Hey, You, Push This Button With Your Left Hand", that's what I do. I need my job, I love my family, and I don't want any trouble.
And I ain't lying!