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Innocents Betrayed – A Brief History of ‘Gun Confiscation’ – VIDEO

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what happens when self defense is
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against the law what happens when the
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protectors become the Predators what
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happens when innocence are betrayed
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imagine that two-thirds of all Americans
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disappear a hundred and seventy million
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people or that the countries of Germany
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France and Spain are virtually wiped off
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the map a hundred and seventy million
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people gone in the 20th century that’s
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how many innocents were slaughtered
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tortured starved mutilated worked to
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death bayonetted hanged uh nyah waited
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at the hands of their governments they
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had no means to defend themselves
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some may consider the position of this
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film a little extreme they may think
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that the idea of personal self-defense
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against a killer government is an
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extreme idea but in fact if you look at
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the history of the world and certainly
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the history of the 20th century you look
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at the nations where the people had
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power
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they weren’t persecuted by their own
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government if you look at the nations
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where the people didn’t have power they
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were subject to persecution and in
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genocide after genocide in this film we
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show exactly how that took place this
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film does have a message it has a moral
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of the story as it were it’s a
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connection of three ideas betrayal of
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trust
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vicious cowardice and powerlessness of
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victims any individual who acts in some
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way to try to stop people from
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protecting themselves any individual who
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would work to disarm people and
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oftentimes that’s known as gun control
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the idea that a person should not have
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the tools to defend themselves anyone
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who is willing to be part of the process
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of rendering the citizens defenseless is
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to blame the founding fathers fully
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expected that Americans would be
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prepared at all times to fight a
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government when the government becomes
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the enemy of the people
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the founding fathers fully expected that
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the people would rise up against that
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government it’s right there in the
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literature Alexander Hamilton wrote
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about it in Federalist paper number 29
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James Madison considered the father of
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our Constitution wrote about it in
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Federalist paper number 46 they
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expressly expected that people would
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take to arms and stop a government that
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went too far so they built into the
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Constitution the 2nd amendment to be
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sure that Americans would never become
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the disarmed subjects of this government
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to make sure this government never
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became a killer government and to make
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sure that scenes we saw in this film
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never could take place in America
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every American maybe everyone in the
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world but every American who who has any
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interest at all in the future of a free
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nation of a safe nation of a prosperous
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nation should also be a person who is
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interested in how to preserve that kind
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of nation and the way to preserve that
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is to never give anybody more power than
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the people have the warning sign on the
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horizon now is this drift in America and
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in Western civilization too downplaying
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the importance of self-defense
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the downplaying that that key value and
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it that’s what this film is trying to
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get across is that self-defense is the
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job of the individual it’s not the job
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of the authorities all the time the
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individual ultimately has the duty and
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the right and as we see Western
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civilization moving away from that
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trying to centralize the defence of the
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society and take away the power from the
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people to do that this movie shows the
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history of what happens to people who’ve
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been rendered powerless there are about
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three things that we can’t really do
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with this this documentary one of them
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is to communicate the impact of actually
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being there we show still photographs
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and footage but it doesn’t really get
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across what it’s like to be in the
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presence of brutal murder what it’s like
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to to see the dead eyes of the killer’s
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in the killing squads what it’s like to
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to see the panic and feel the fear in a
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persecution and an extermination we
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can’t give you that right there up close
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and personal another thing that we can’t
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really get across is the sense of time
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again we have short photos and video
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that people can see but we can’t give
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you the sense of what it’s like to live
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day after day in dread and fear in a
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persecution the endlessness of living in
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a prison camp or the lifetime of scars
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nightmares and
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that survivors lived through that sense
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of time we just can’t get it across as
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well as we’d like another thing is the
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pain of mind the the thoughts in the
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minds of a survivor for example who
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would replay over and over in his head I
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wish I’d seen the warning signs I wish I
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could have done something about this I
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wish I’d had a weapon I wish I could
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have fought back I wish I could have
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protected my family members who were
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killed or persecuted that that’s that
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that pain of mine never goes away
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World War one is under way a new
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government has taken power over turkeys
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crumbling Ottoman Empire the rulers say
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they want to rid the country of wrong
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and lawless ideas they want to protect
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national security they decide to
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eliminate the Armenians from Turkey
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eliminate the Armenians by killing the
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Armenians in February 1915 Turkey’s
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political leaders and Muslim religious
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leaders make a detailed secret plan to
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annihilate the largely Christian
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minority to reduce opposition they lie
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about their intentions the rumors
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proceed step by step the first move
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draft as many Armenian men as possible
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into the Turkish army
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thousands report for duty the Armenian
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soldiers are then separated from their
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units and sent to labor camps where they
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are work to death starved or murdered in
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groups far out of public view not all of
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the men are gone however the next step
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confiscate all weapons from Armenians
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civilians finding many guns is not hard
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turkey already has a gun control law
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requiring gun owners to report
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themselves to the government then comes
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the order all Armenians must turn in
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their guns or face severe penalties
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policemen and soldiers go from house to
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house ransacking homes and torturing
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people to get their guns
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Armenians become so afraid of torture
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that they buy guns from other Turks just
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so they can have something for the
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soldiers and policemen to take away on
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June 26 1915 the final stage of the
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genocide begins the government
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Proclamation declares all Armenians will
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be deported to remote camps
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no exceptions Armenians have five days
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to get ready they may bring only what
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they can carry armed guards gather the
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Armenians mostly women children the old
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and the sick into groups of between 200
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and 4,000 people to form convoys the
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guards forced march the Armenians over
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rough terrain and into the deserts
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during the hot summer months people
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dropped from exhaustion are killed by
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the guards are simply left to die
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sometimes the guards shoot or cut to
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pieces all the Armenians in a convoy
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fewer than one in ten survived the March
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and most of the survivors are butchered
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in the end the death toll is staggering
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as planned one and a half million
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Armenians men women and children have
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been eliminated from the earth
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three-quarters of the Armenian
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population of Turkey
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in the early 1930s the outside world
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believes the Soviet Union is a paradise
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for workers and peasants but for
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millions that paradise is hell in those
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years the people of Ukraine the Volga
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basin and the caucuses are being
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deliberately starved to death
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by their own government the groundwork
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for that cold-blooded famine was laid
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when the Communists came to power in
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1917 almost immediately they passed a
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series of laws making it nearly
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impossible for non party members to own
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firearms they use licensing laws to tell
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them exactly who had guns and with that
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information they confiscated firearms
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penalties for possession of weapons
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through more and more harsh the Soviet
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leader Joseph Stalin fears enemies
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everywhere but especially in Ukraine the
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breadbasket of Europe Ukraine’s
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prosperous farmers craved independence
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Stalin craves their grain to pay for
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industrial expansion in 1929 Stalin
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decrees that all farmland livestock and
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produce in the Soviet Union belong to
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the state
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farmers are ordered to surrender their
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land and livestock and move to
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government-owned collective farms but
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first to terrify the rest into
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submission several million of the most
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prosperous farmers are sent to forced
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labour or killed outright these kulaks
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as the best farmers are called are
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demonized and excluded from society
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armed government thugs steal their
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property sneering eat drink and be merry
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for it all belongs to us next stalin
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demands extraordinary quotas of grain
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quotas no one could possibly meet quotas
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enforced by soldiers with guns
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many farmers rebel resistance is fierce
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but because of 10 years of firearms
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confiscations the helpless people can
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fight back only with farm tools or
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sabotage the worst is still to come
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in 1932 Stalin takes the ultimate
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revenge on those who dared oppose him
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because Stalin controls all food
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distribution he can cut off food
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supplies and starve entire regions
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because he controls all travel with
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internal passports his secret police can
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for starving millions to remain within
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the devastated lands grain elevators
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stand full but grain rots on the ground
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as Stalin refuses to distribute food the
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powerless people can do nothing to stop
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their master catastrophe strikes and
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lasts for two endless years spies watch
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for anyone trying to take grain from the
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fields anyone caught hiding food is
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executed desperate families resort to
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cannibalism
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meanwhile the New York Times Pulitzer
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prize-winning Moscow correspondent
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Walter durante asurs the world that
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there is no famine and Stalin dupes the
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world by actually increasing the amount
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of grain exported from the Soviet Union
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the United States and the League of
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Nations embrace and recognize the
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prosperous Soviet Union from Moscow
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Times reporter Durant he secretly
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confides the truth to Western
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governments that as many as 10 million
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defenseless lives have been wiped out
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with politically engineered starvation
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as the murder weapon Chinese culture is
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built on obligation and obedience the
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individual serves family society and
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state law governs the masses but rulers
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stand above the law the people easily
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become pawns 20th century China is
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filled with turmoil and war in the early
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years nationalist spy with communists
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for political control by 1935 the
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Nationalist government now in full power
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prohibits private ownership of arms a
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person can be punished even if he
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violates the law unintentionally but the
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new laws do not bring peace to the
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disarmed and obedient citizens of China
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1942 244 4 million die in famines
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aggravated by government confiscation of
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crops 1937 to 1949 the sino-japanese war
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man who refused to be drafted into the
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Army are tortured mutilated and killed
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many uncooperative soldiers are shot or
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starved to death the toll another 4
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million and in 1937 there is Nanking 225
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thousand Japanese troops advance on the
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city 300,000 Chinese soldiers flee
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throwing down their weapons in the path
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of the oncoming Japanese war machine
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hundreds of thousands of children women
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sick and old people are left to the
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mercy of a merciless foreign invader
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lacking any tradition of self-defense
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and forbidden to own firearms the people
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of Nanking are cornered and helpless
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they are raped buried alive burned alive
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used for bayonet practice and forced to
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watch as their own organs are cut out of
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them even a visiting Nazi observer is
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horrified more misery is to come when
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the communist takeover in 1949 they
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impose their own laws to discourage and
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punish firearms ownership the most
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harmless forms of gun ownership are
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forbidden yet the communists themselves
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are lawless under Chairman Mao’s drive
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to produce an ideal society from the
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agrarian reforms of the 1950s to the
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Cultural Revolution near the end of
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Mao’s reign men women and children are
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treated as tools of the government or as
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enemies of the state during 38 long
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years communist violence and economic
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experiments wipe out an additional 35
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million Chinese and possibly as many as
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100 million Chairman Mao said that guns
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were the ultimate source of all
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political power he controlled all the
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gun
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January 1933 Hitler is elected to power
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in Germany because of a gun registration
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law passed just five years earlier he
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already knows which Germans own firearms
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Nazi government agents combine primitive
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brutality with modern record-keeping to
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conduct mass seizures of weapons from
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political opponents violent raids and
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obedient gun turnings also reduce
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ordinary Germans to helplessness within
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months the Nazis have firmly
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consolidated their power but this is not
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enough in 1938 they create their own gun
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control law November 1938 Kristallnacht
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the night of broken glass incited by
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propaganda minister Goebbels and led by
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Nazi government agents Germans commit a
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nationwide attack against the Jews
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shattering storefronts looting property
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burning synagogues committing murder
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the day after Kristallnacht the Nazis
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forbid Jews to possess any firearm
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clubbed or sharp edged weapon violators
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face five years in a concentration camp
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Jews turn in their weapons to the police
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or the Nazi storm in after them stripped
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of their power to resist Germany’s Jews
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await slaughter technology helps the
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Nazis make savagery efficient census
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data and national ID cards tell them
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exactly who is a Jew in a few days of
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terror between 30,000 and 90,000 Jewish
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men mostly community leaders are
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arrested and sent to concentration camps
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it is the beginning of the final
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solution
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the so-called Jewish problem now being
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solved Hitler can focus on preparing for
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World War all over Europe men and women
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resist the Nazis not in Germany where
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Hitler is able to find and seize their
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weapons three million German political
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opponents are imprisoned in
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concentration camps between 1933 and
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1945 more than 5 million Jews
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slaughtered 1 million children gypsies
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Slavs pacifists critics the disabled
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more than 11 million total died in
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concentration camps
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nearly 21 million civilians throughout
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Europe perish at Hitler’s hands
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the kingdom of Cambodia has existed for
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centuries but after 90 years under
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French domination the country is in
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chaos in 1975 following five years of
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civil war the Communist Khmer Rouge
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seized power led by dictator Pol Pot
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they set about purifying the country
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communist regimes elsewhere in the world
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had aimed to establish paradise on earth
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someday the Khmer Rouge want it now
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their idea of paradise means eliminating
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all religious leaders monks nuns priests
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and preachers political enemies city
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dwellers vietnamese and members of other
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undesirable ethnic groups all traces of
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Western cultural capitalism all students
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and intellectuals professionals anyone
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who can speak English or French or who
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has more than a seventh grade education
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merely wearing eyeglasses marks people
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for death squads the Khmer Rouge don’t
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need any new laws their will is the law
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but ever since a series of earlier
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uprisings Cambodia has had tight
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restrictions on firearms ownership such
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as laws restricting the number of
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weapons and permits so strict that a
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firearm owner can’t even loan a gun to a
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family member
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combined with Cambodia’s poverty and
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nonviolent Buddhist traditions these
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laws ensure that very few Cambodians own
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firearms or are prepared for any form of
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self-defense
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anyone who fought against the Khmer
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Rouge and any civilians who own firearms
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are forced to disarm the moment Pol Pot
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takes power
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the defenseless people are unaware and
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unready for what is to come the Khmer
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Rouge forced mass evacuations of the
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cities believing the evacuations will be
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temporary
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Cambodians neither resist nor take
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enough food to survive the move is not
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temporary the entire population of the
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country those who are not slaughtered
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outright is herded under collective
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farms to labor without homes personal
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possessions or families all of Cambodia
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is turned into a concentration camp
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brutally administered no one can receive
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mail or phone calls books or skilled
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medical care all human relationships are
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shattered the simple act of saying a
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kind word to a child is punishable by
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death
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the methodical evacuation and slaughter
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fit well with Pol Pot’s goal to reduce
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Cambodia’s population from 7 million to
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about 1 million primitive agricultural
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workers year by year for the next four
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years the Khmer Rouge murder Cambodians
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at a rate eight times higher than that
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of Nazi Germany more than a quarter of
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the country’s population dies before
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Vietnamese troops invade with machine
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guns helicopter gunships and tanks it
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takes them only a month to put a stop to
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the madness in Uganda 300,000 undefended
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people die yet few outsiders care the
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world turns its eyes away it is the
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hidden genocide when Idi Amin comes to
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power in 1971 the world’s political
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leaders embrace him Amin overthrows
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dictator Milton Obote Tay who had ban
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political parties killed opponents and
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enacted a socialist agenda a boaties
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government had also passed laws
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forbidding private citizens to possess
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firearms only government officials and
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other friends could get permission
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a boat a had been unpopular and who
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could be worse
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surely not big strapping Idi Amin a
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clown who sometimes jumps into swimming
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pools in his full dressed generals
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uniform but a mean is not merely worse
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he is unspeakable he immediately orders
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the slaughter of all soldiers whose
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loyalty he doubts 16,000 men disappear
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in the next few months
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next amin claims that God has instructed
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him to throw every Asian out of the
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country then all the English people must
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go Amin confiscates their businesses and
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land to give to his cronies Uganda
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plunges into chaos to prevent resistance
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Ameen makes it illegal for three or more
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people to be together if one of them is
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armed firearms are seized at a means
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whim a means personal agents run amok
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they torture and cruelly mutilate their
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targets mostly Christians rival tribes
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people and anyone Amin or his soldiers
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just happened to dislike the dead
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include a university vice-chancellor and
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Anglican bishop a Supreme Court justice
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who dares rule against a means whims and
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the Minister of the Interior who is
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dismembered alive
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death squads sometimes make victims lie
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down in gutters to make their blood
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easier to wash away most Ugandan ‘s have
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no arms and no power to resist the
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killer regime the orgy of slaughter
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continues for eight years
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in 1979 Amin is finally overthrown
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Saudi Arabia welcomes him as a guess and
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there he lives for decades in peace the
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smiling monster never faces prosecution
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for the death of 300,000 innocents 90%
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of Rwanda ‘s population belongs to the
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Hutu tribe about 9% are Tutsi the tribes
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often intermarry
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but rivalries have simmered especially
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since Belgian colonial rulers in the
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early 20th century gave political
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authority to the Tutsi minority by 1994
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a Hutu regime has been in power for many
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years some Tutsis have threatened
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rebellion and the government has
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responded by calling all Tutsis rebels
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the government has fueled a campaign of
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hate preaching violence against Tutsis
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state-controlled radio stations call for
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the extermination of the Tutsi and in
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April it begins
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the grave is only half-full one radio
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station declares who will help us to
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fill it thousands of murders help in an
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unspeakable frenzy that lasts 100 days
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government troops participate so two
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armed Hutu gangs that have been issued
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weapons for the purpose weapons are
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sometimes crewed machetes axes
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nail-studded clubs and blunt instruments
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some attackers use firearms but the
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helpless Tutsi and those who – who
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oppose the government often have nothing
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more than rocks laws and poverty have
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kept the victims from getting weapons to
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defend themselves the Ministry of
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Defence controls permits for weapons and
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keeps a registry of those few people
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allowed to possess firearms the Minister
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of Defense is also the chief organiser
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of the nationwide killing campaign if
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victims can find or make weapons equal
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to those of their attackers then they
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stand a chance of surviving in Kigali
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province civilians huddle in a church
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compound using rocks bows and arrows and
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a single gun seized from a dead soldier
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they hold off attackers for a week
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eventually they are overwhelmed by
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troops wielding grenades 5500 died in
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one town the mayor urges villagers to
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disarm saying the police will protect
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them when they refuse he orders police
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to shoot them
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the war of rocks against bullets in that
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town lasts three days in the end 20,000
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townspeople are massacred across Rwanda
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tens of thousands hide in schools and
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churches they are besieged and beaten or
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shot to death to catch people trying to
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escape the killing roadblocks are set up
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throughout the country
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soldiers Czech national ID cards unarmed
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defenseless people whose cards identify
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them as Tutsi are slaughtered man woman
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and child merely to be who you are is
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punishable by death
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but of course these horrors struck other
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people far away people who are different
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from us countries that are different
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from ours surely it can’t happen here
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the United States at its best is a great
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nation yet here two people can become
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powerless targets they may suffer simply
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for being who they are it is the 19th
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century up to four million Americans are
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slaves entirely without rights a quarter
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of a million free blacks live among them
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many work to outlaw slavery a spirit of
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rebellion grows and among the white
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majority fear grows maintaining total
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control of slaves becomes an obsession
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America’s earliest disarmament laws are
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designed to keep one race and one race
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only helpless
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slaves rise in rebellion tension
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increases and states pass even more laws
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to control blacks in 1865 the North wins
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the War Between the States ending
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slavery forever
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three years later the 14th amendment
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extends full citizenship and equal legal
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protection to the former slaves that is
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the law extends equal protection in
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theory when states can no longer pass
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laws like this they pass laws like these
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instead to keep guns out of the hands of
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poor blacks disarmament does not bring
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peace or safety certainly not to blast
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between 1880 and 1965 mobs lynch nearly
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3,500 black people sometimes for serious
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crimes sometimes for mere insults
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against whites so-called respectable
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citizens snatch defenseless men from
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jails or from the streets they abuse
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torture mutilate and kill their victims
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yet defensive power sometimes prevails
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in Columbia South Carolina a
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fourteen-year-old girl stops the lynch
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mob from seizing a prisoner by holding
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the mob at bay with a revolver she
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doesn’t even know how to shoot today
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lynchings are a thing of the past but
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some things never change
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purchase a gun from a licensed dealer
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and even now you must reveal your race
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another group of people is stripped of
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its weapons with tragic consequences
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from the first arrival of Europeans and
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North Americans shores relations between
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whites and natives called Indians have
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been uneasy as settlers push further
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into Indian lands the situation boils
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each side commits and accuses the other
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of committing atrocities in 1864 US Army
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troops gunned down 150 Cheyenne and
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Arapaho members at Sand Creek in
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Colorado Territory most of the dead are
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women children and old people inevitably
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the better armed White’s overpower the
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tribes near the end of the century
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desperate Indians of many tribes adopt a
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new religion they believe if they
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perform a certain ritual called The
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Ghost Dance the whites will be magically
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swept away in late 1890 the Ghost Dance
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sweeps the reservations of the Lakota
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Sioux White’s fear the Lakota are
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planning a war and try to force the
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ghost dancers to halt although many
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Sioux give up their religion some bands
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refuse the army is called in to
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transport the ghost dancers out of the
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territory in December 1890 the last band
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of dancers is pinned at Wounded Knee
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Creek ordered by the army they hand over
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a few dozen rifles but believing the
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whites plan to kill them young men hide
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weapons while the soldiers searched the
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camp a medicine man begins the Ghost
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Dance
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the soldiers think he is giving a signal
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to attack somewhere in the band of
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Indians someone discharges a rifle
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the army opens fire the battle is over
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after just ten minutes of heavy fire but
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soldiers pursue the retreating Indians
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and gun down everyone they find the
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bodies of women babies and old men are
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scattered as much as three miles from
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the battlefield when governments fear
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the people disarmament often follows the
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law may target one group but other
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individuals pay the consequences World
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War two President Roosevelt issues an
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executive order authorizing the War
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Department to exclude any and all
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persons from vast military zones the
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order doesn’t identify any group but
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everyone understands it means people of
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Japanese ancestry
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of the hundred and ten thousand who are
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rounded up and sent to camps more than
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two-thirds are American citizens they
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have committed no crimes being citizens
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doesn’t protect them they are disarmed
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as enemy aliens
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ironically the US government soon
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recruits young japanese-american men
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from these camps and the young men go on
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to become part of one of the most highly
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decorated infantry regiments to fight in
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World War two some German and Italian
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Americans are also taken to camps
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without being accused of any crime those
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in prison include american-born children
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like the Japanese those sent to camps
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are disarmed some US citizens are even
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deported to Germany
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when they have defense tools equal to
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those of attackers
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people have the power to protect
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themselves once powerless people can
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fall victim to any aggressor at any time
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October 16 1991 a bright sunny day in
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Killeen Texas a crowded coffee shop
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young doctors Susanna Gracia is lunching
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with her parents she often carries a
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sidearm for self-defense but today she
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has left the gun in her car in the
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parking lot because it is illegal for
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her to keep the weapon in her purse
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she’s afraid she’ll lose her license to
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practice if she’s caught with it
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Suzanna Gracia is about to lose
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something much more precious a truck
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crashes through the window a man leaps
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out and methodically begins shooting
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customers to death Suzanna reaches for
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her purse then she remembers
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self-defense is a hundred feet away and
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the police can’t come for endless
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minutes Suzanna can only watch and then
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scramble desperately through a window as
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her father and mother are murdered 23
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people died on a bright sunny noon at
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Luby’s cafeteria on the early morning of
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August 23rd 2000 the children of John
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and Tiffany carpenter are alone in their
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rural California home all five carpenter
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children know how to shoot
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but California law requires that guns be
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locked away from children
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with her sisters and brothers still in
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bed fourteen-year-old Jessica enters the
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family kitchen where a half-naked
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stranger awaits her with a pitchfork the
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stranger has barricaded the doors and
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windows he has cut the phone line there
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is nothing to stop him stalking down the
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hallway he begins stabbing 13-year old
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Anna
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youngest sister Ashley just nine years
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old leaps into the hall and draws the
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madman away horribly wounded
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Ashley dives at his leg screaming for
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her sister’s to go go go the girls all
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think of the gun but they can’t use it
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to save Ashley or their little brother
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the three oldest girls escape they
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rushed to a neighbor’s house and plead
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for his rifle but the neighbor says no
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saying the government would take his gun
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away by the time police arrived Ashley
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is dead from a hundred and thirty eight
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pitchfork wounds to her face chest and
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neck
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seven-year-old John William also lies
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dead stabbed 46 times once people accept
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being disarmed they become surprisingly
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easy to control and to kill they have
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surrendered not only their weapons but
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their independence when innocents are
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rendered so defenseless the guilty can
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slaughter them with the most ordinary of
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weapons a club a knife a pitchfork
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or these
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you
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you
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as a kid growing up
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Tucson Arizona I was raised by my
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grandmother most of her friends were
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Holocaust survivors and I learned at an
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early age that there’s there was always
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something very wrong with the picture if
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I can put it that way
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you always saw stacks of bodies at the
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death camps but none of those bodies
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were holding a gun but next to the body
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she might see a Nazi soldier holding a
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gun so it became pretty obvious to me
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and perhaps in my Arizona environment
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that a lack of being able to defend
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one’s life had an awful lot to do with
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making it possible for governments to
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kill you I thought this was a story that
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had to be told it’s a story that most
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people do not understand it’s it’s a
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history lesson that most people are not
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getting in school and the best way to
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tell people in America is to make a
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visual presentation so if expecting them
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to read a book so we set out on telling
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people information that lots of folks
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with it would rather they not know and
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among them are folks who were supporting
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gun control schemes and we wanted people
47:55
to understand the downside of gun
47:58
control the sight of gun control you
48:01
never hear about on the six o’clock news
48:02
and to bring all this information
48:06
together over the years and be able to
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put it into a visual presentation
48:10
another fascinating experience but I
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think we finally have put the right
48:15
package together to help people see that
48:19
how evil gun control is and why do they
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have to read a book now to see the
48:25
foundation of a genocide the steps that
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are taken no longer they have to read
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books although I wish they would but to
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to grasp the big picture it’s all here
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now that’s it’s within the film
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I think this documentary has the
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potential to save lots of lives
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and it may only be about an hour long
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but it’s an hour that can change the
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course of human civilization in my
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opinion
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because the more people who understand
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how the game is played if I can phrase
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it that way the more people who
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understand how dictatorships come into
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power I think and the more people we can
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convince to be armed and then I think
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the more people will be able to save and
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if we can save more human lives and that
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means there’ll be more people will be
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able to control government and never
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again will people fear their government
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and that’s a key to preventing future
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genocides I’m hoping that people who
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decide to watch this film are those that
49:30
are concerned about the preservation of
49:32
life people who realize that they are
49:36
their own first line of self-defense
49:39
people who do not want to be victims by
49:42
an oppressive government people who are
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opposed to police states dictatorships
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tyrannies people who really care about
49:49
their families I hope that people who
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will already believe in gun ownership
49:56
will watch this documentary so that they
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can tell others about the evils of gun
50:02
control schemes they can help others
50:05
understand how Horrors happen to people
50:08
who are defenseless well my goal for the
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people to see this films to help them
50:14
have the knowledge the information of
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the history of gun control and how it
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has been so horrible and how it has
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brought about so many tyrannies and
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police states and dictatorships and of
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course genocide and I think that people
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need to think about how horrible that
50:32
these situations have been and I ask
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people to imagine a world that is free
50:38
from genocide and it’s and then imagine
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a world that there because there is no
50:45
gun control
50:46
there is no death by government you know
50:51
producing this documentary had some high
50:54
points and some low points and one of
50:56
the most disheartening areas was dealing
50:59
with so-called humanitarian groups
51:03
they always go to the public and say gee
51:05
we want to help save life send us money
51:07
and when we went to one of these large
51:10
humanitarian groups the United Nations
51:12
and asked to use some of their
51:14
photographs of Rwanda and Uganda they
51:18
initially said yes but then they
51:22
realized that we were opposed to gun
51:24
control and they made it very clear they
51:26
would not work with us because we
51:28
believe in the preservation of firearms
51:30
ownership and so my message to people
51:33
concerning humanitarian groups is that
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if you want to give them money that’s
51:38
all well and good but maybe you should
51:40
just ask what their position is on
51:42
firearms ownership because most of them
51:44
do support victim discernment policies
51:47
that make police states dictatorships
51:50
and genocide possible well I think is a
51:55
very clear message in this film for
51:57
American military personnel and it’s a
51:59
message that they unfortunately don’t
52:02
get in high school before they go into
52:03
service I’m not so sure it’s even a
52:05
message they get while they’re in the
52:07
military but one of the reasons American
52:09
military personnel are put in harm’s way
52:12
by being sent to foreign lands is that
52:16
the people in those lands fear their
52:18
government because they can’t control
52:20
their government their government has
52:22
gone bad their government may be killing
52:24
them and all of this came about largely
52:28
because the people are defenseless which
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means they don’t have access to firearms
52:33
I think September 11th was a good
52:39
example of the uselessness and the
52:42
futility of gun control laws when you
52:46
think about how several hate-filled
52:50
terrorists were able to take over
52:52
aeroplanes using box cutters and pocket
52:55
knives and they got away with it they
52:58
were able to murder thousands of people
53:00
because no one on these planes was able
53:02
to defend their life no one had a gun
53:05
and I think that this is a lesson that
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is not being learned in America or
53:10
throughout the world if you want to stop
53:13
criminals you have to speak to criminals
53:15
in a language they under
53:16
stand and if they want to be violent
53:19
against you you have to use violence
53:21
against them and I think the
53:25
government’s do get scared and it’s
53:27
dangerous for people because when
53:29
governments get scared they do scary
53:31
things and that’s what we have seen time
53:34
and time again throughout history the
53:37
Communists were afraid of the people the
53:39
Nazis were afraid of the people every
53:42
dictator every police state every
53:47
tyranny fears the people and so people
53:51
should always be very fearful of
53:52
government there’s a saying you know
53:56
that armed society is a polite society I
53:58
grew up in an armed society in the
54:00
Arizona desert and it was very polite
54:03
and so there’s a lot of truth to that
54:05
expression and I think that America
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would be a lower crime country if I can
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put it that way that the people in
54:12
America would be safer if they were able
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to defend themselves

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