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April 20, 2002

Uprooting the "Weapons Effect" propaganda for "gun control"

The federal government has assumed the power to shoot down any civilian aircraft that seems to pose a threat to public safety -- and thus to kill perhaps hundreds of civilians on a suspicion of terrorism. The same government forbids passengers and others from lawfully carrying defensive sidearms aboard aircraft -- because of the fear of accidental shootings -- when armed passengers and crew could deter and prevent terrorist hijackings.

Learn how those bizarre contradictory ideas -- now infecting Washington policy wonks -- make sense to those people who believe the "weapons effect" propaganda.

Click on the latest and truly excellent article by Dave Kopel, and Drs. Paul Gallant and Joanne Eisen:

http://www.nationalreview.com/script/printpage.asp?ref=/kopel/kopel041702.asp

After you read that article, read Dr. Sarah Thompson's piece, "Raging Against Self-Defense," at:

http://www.jpfo.org/ragingagainstselfdefense.htm

For an easy-reading comic-style presentation of Dr. Thompson's key points, get the booklet entitled: "Do Gun Prohibitionists Have A Mental Problem?" click on:

http://www.jpfo.org/u-gpjack7.htm

Understanding the psychology of gun prohibition can help you to see the roots of crazy policy suggestions, to detect media misinformation, and to communicate pro-liberty, pro-self defense ideas to others.

The Liberty Crew



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