NRA board director and FFL dealer imparts a unique perspective concerning the motives behind gun control laws that seek to control, rather than protect good citizens from dangerous criminals and corrupt government.
Still one could make the argument that it was a different time back then, that things are more established and we have “official” government roles created which have made the need for a militia obsolete. But I really wonder, what actually happened to the idea of the militia? If in the late 1700s, every man was the militia, every man held the honor and responsibility that came from being the nation’s defenders. why didn’t that concept stand the test of time? What happened as our country moved from a frontier country to the forefront of civilization? If every man was the militia, why isn’t that still true for you or I?
Our country is facing a Constitutional crisis that is putting everyone in jeopardy. There is a movement underway in this nation to disregard the second amendment. This movement is attempting to pressure our law makers in to denying American citizens their rights. I find this very troubling and frankly it scares the hell out of me. If successful with denying this right I wonder what right will go next.
It was late December, 1971, and tensions in the city were high. While everyone was used to a certain level of crime being perpetrated throughout the 5 boroughs, one rash of incidents had many on edge. For several weeks, two men were out targeting diners, coffee shops, and just about any other place where a full cash drawer could be found. Upon entering an establishment, without saying a word, one would shoot the person behind the counter and the other would empty the till. This one night, they selected their next target…and this is what happened next.
It was a rainy September evening, right around 10 p.m. Officer Johnson was on foot patrol in “Chinatown” NYC. Officer Johnson called into the station that he was going on his meal break and ducked into Dewey Chin’s for a bite to eat. No sooner did he take off his slicker and hat, a woman runs into the restaurant, frantically looking for the soaking wet beat cop that just picked up his menu.
This is an amended transcript of a speech, made by “M V Consulting Inc and Liberty First Foundation NY Chapter president Michael “Vass” Vasquez to the members of the Americans for Restoring the Constitution (AFRTC) and the general public at the Vestal Public Library. The speech is an over 8,000 words long in-depth observation of Red Flag legislation in New York State and across the nation. Due to the length of the details and data, compiled from over 50 sources in an on-going investigation, in-context excerpts are being provided. Also due to time constraints, the actual live presentation truncated portions of the original documentation, without alteration of the data, details, or context.
In 2018, if you are afraid of firearms, you most likely believe that the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution contains 27 of the most hated words in America. But, if you are a freedom-loving, patriotic American who believes in the Bill of Rights, you embrace these words, and others, that describe the individual civil rights which have been enshrined in the Constitution as having been endowed to us by our Creator, not the government.
From September through April 1787-1788, The Federalist Papers were written and published in New York newspapers. These editorials explain the new Constitution, including what the different articles and clauses mean. And they encouraged the people of New York State to ratify the Constitution.
When it comes to the issue of the Second Amendment, there is no lack of passion from opponents and supporters alike. Yet one of the biggest issues for both sides is the lack of clear, credible, concise facts. Misinformation and misrepresentation can be found in wave after wave of memes and fake quotes on the internet and social media. To combat this deluge of disinformation, and to further informed discussion, the Americans for Restoring the Constitution (AFRTC) invited NY licensed firearms instructor Frank Johnson to speak at their July meeting in Vestal, NY at the Vestal Public Library. The event was open to the public and free.
Civilization has always progressed by adapting as the need arises, inventors and engineers devise solutions necessary to thrive in an ever-evolving world. The Cavemen developed fire and the wheel to survive in their environment, the Chinese gunpowder, We can look back and calculate empires survival and crumbling defeats, simply by observing the innovations created by their generation or the foes that rose up and defeated them.