Nazism, The Second Amendment, and the NRA: A Reply to Prof.

Discussion in 'In the News' started by Malum Prohibitum, Feb 7, 2007.

  1. Malum Prohibitum

    Malum Prohibitum Moderator Staff Member

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    A revisionist view now has been boldly asserted that Hitler was friendly to perhaps the most dangerous freedom in the Bill of Rights. The Fordham Law Review recently published a provocative Second Amendment Symposium issue which included three articles suggesting that Nazi Germany had liberal policies toward firearm owners and that the National Rifle Association (NRA) promotes a myth of Nazi repression of firearms owners as part of a cultural war. This author is taken to task as a leading
    perpetrator of this alleged myth.

    In response, I wish to suggest why the study of Nazi firearms policies is a legitimate and timely topic of scholarly analysis in the studies of totalitarian legal systems and of the Holocaust. Presumably a justification for the study of tyranny in history is to help ensure that such events never take place again, whether in toto or in less oppressive but still not negligible contexts.

    Rest is at the source! By Stephen P. Halbrook.
     
  2. Gunstar1

    Gunstar1 Administrator

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    Almost funny, Hitler was pro gun except for that disarming of the Jews, Pols, and every country that was conquered.

    Penalty for posession? typically death. Or concentration camp for 10-20 years.

    Yeah, that sounds like he was pro-gun to me. :roll: