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Shane

” A gun is a tool Marian….No better, no worse than any other tool, an axe, shovel or anything. A gun is as good or as bad as the man using it….remember that”. -Alan Ladd excerpt from the movie Shane-            

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Bertolt Brecht – Love and War

“War is like love, it always finds a way.” – Bertolt Brecht

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Al Capone – Kind Word and a Gun

“You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.” – Al Capone

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Thomas Jefferson – Use of Arms

“No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms.” – Thomas Jefferson

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Winston Churchill – Grins

“I like a man who grins when he fights.” – Winston Churchill

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James Corbett – One More Round

“Fight one more round. When your feet are so tired that you have to shuffle back to the center of the ring, fight one more round. When your arms are so tired that you can hardly lift your hands to come on guard, fight one more round. When your nose is bleeding and your eyes […]

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Thomas Jefferson

“The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws of such a nature. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes…. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be […]

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“The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws of such a nature. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor determined to commit crimes…. Such laws make things worse for the assaulted and better for the assailants; they serve rather to encourage than to prevent homicides, for an unarmed man may be attacked with greater confidence than an armed man.” – Thomas Jefferson (quoting 18th century criminologist Cesare Beccaria)