"In the twentieth century the number of people killed by their own governments under authoritarian regimes is four times the number killed in all this century’s wars combined."
by:
John Shattuck
(1943-) Assistant Secretary of State for Human Rights
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And most of those people killed had without a doubt, been disarmed. The government that controls the guns, controls everything.
 -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    J Carlton, right on target.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    JPFO "Innocents Betrayed"
     -- Michael Murray, Las Vegas     
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    Reminds me of a line in Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's "The Gulag Archipelago"... Something about how quickly Stalin's purges would have ended if each person being arrested had fired one bullet at their kidnappers...
     -- Matthew, People's Republic of California     
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    This is the tendency of nationalist governments. Civilian disarmament guarantees totalitarianism.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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     -- George, Madison      
     
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