Your future in your hands.

2014-11-22 23:08
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Your future in your hands.

Referring to the recent publication of changes to the Firearms Control Act by News24 both the radically anti-social gun control and power hungry ANC government have been promoting changes to the Firearms Control Act (FCA) as some magical fix for the utter incompetence and inability of the government and SAPS to reduce crime.


Claiming the refuted research done by Gun Free South Africa (GFSA) shows that the FCA has made an impact. This amazing and fraudulent claim made about an already decreasing trend of lower crime rates must be the most obvious lie ever seen from GFSA. It is quite obvious that both GFSA and government are relying on the fact citizens are badly informed with the media or firearm organisations seldom reporting the fraudulent nature of government officials and radically biased organisations propagandist statements.

With the utter shambles of the Firearm Registry and the SAPS unconstitutional withholding vital information of the systems state and ten fold estimated cost of more than R412 million it is beyond belief the SAPS can claim success for the acknowledged shambles. It is time the government came clean with the transparency it promised on the actual cost and use of this totally useless Act. An act government and the SAPS told parliament in a well known lie would cost a total of R117 million to implement in order to hide the true cost and get this ideological legislation passed.


The latest Bill of the Firearm Control Act Amendments from the ANC control wish list as promised by gun control's government puppets got me thinking. I wonder how this is going to be handled by firearm organisations and the public.


Reviewing the sensible options for citizens who value their safety on what to do with the promised consultation and workshops as well as comment on the proposed Act I composed a list of options:


1. If technically or legally we cannot find anything wrong do we accept the Act and amendments as valid?


2. Should we do as we have previously done accept the legislation and correct governments mistakes in order that we can have better legislation?


3. Leave it to the legal experts they can correct so it functions correctly and somehow brings criminals to book. We can just accept it then as a crime fighting tool.


4. Hope government will make mistakes like they did with the FCA and that at some time in the future it will prove inoperable, relent and scrap it rather than continue to mess with an abomination that cannot work in principle?


5. Simply tell people this is it, fight or lose your ability to defend your life and that of your loved ones because if we do not object we may as well surrender and hand in our safety now.


Only a fool believes government or the police can protect them. If they could Reeva would be alive today as would the 47 people who die each day because government and the police cannot protect them. It stands to reason that the SAPS can no more prevent crime than the fire-brigade can prevent fires.


6. Do nothing. We would just be wasting our time because we cannot fight government. Our lives and that of our children mean nothing to us as this is to much trouble.


Which choice would you advise?

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