“In truth, attempts to regulate the civilian possession of firearms have five political functions.

(1) They increase citizen reliance on government and tolerance of increased police powers and abuse;

(2) help prevent opposition to the government;

(3) facilitate repressive action by government and its allies;

(4) lessen the pressure for major or radical reform; and

(5) can be selectively enforced against those perceived to be a threat to government.”

– Raymond G. Kessler, Lawyer, sociologist, professor Dept. of Criminal Justice, Sul Ross State University.

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There are countless apocalyptic movies out there, but the most instructive is a little 1962 programmer called Panic in Year Zero!