Quotes on Guns and Freedom

Some great quotes on freedom and gun ownership, compiled by Greg Perry on LRC a couple of years back.  Arm yourself with these verbal jabs, if you’re one who takes responsibility for defending you and your family’s lives and property with a firearm. Some of my favourites with emphasis in red.

Freedom related quotes:

  • An armed man is a citizen. An unarmed man is a victim.
  • A gun in the hand is better than a cop on the phone.
  • Smith & Wesson: The original point and click interface.
  • Gun control is not about guns; it’s about control.
  • If guns are outlawed, can we use swords?
  • If guns cause crime, then pencils cause misspelled words.
  • Free men do not ask permission to bear arms.
  • If you don’t know your rights you don’t have any.
  • Those who trade liberty for security have neither.
  • The United States Constitution © 1791. All Rights Reserved.
  • What part of “shall not be infringed” do you not understand?
  • The Second Amendment is in place in case they ignore the others.
  • 64,999,987 firearms owners killed no one yesterday.
  • Guns only have two enemies: Rust and Politicians. ~ Cooper
  • You don’t shoot to kill; you shoot to stay alive.
  • Dialing 911 — government sponsored Dial a Prayer.
  • Assault is a behavior, not a device.
  • Criminals love gun control — it makes their jobs safer.
  • If guns cause crime, why do we want policemen to have them?
  • Enforce the “gun control laws” in place, don’t make more.
  • If you remove the people’s right to bear arms, you create slaves.
  • The American Revolution wouldn’t have happened with Gun Control.
  • If you know how many guns you own, you don’t own enough guns.
  • You can’t make an appointment to have an emergency so always have your firearm. ~ Cooper
  • Gun Inscription: Be not afraid of any man, no matter what his size. When danger threatens call on me, and I will equalize.
  • Always fire two warning shots into your attacker’s chest area before putting a bullet between his eyes. Paraphrased from Louis Awerbuck
  • Should be a required warning on every handgun: This handgun should only be used to enable you to get to your rifle which you should have had in hand before this firefight broke out.

Proper Responses to Why Do You Carry a Gun?

  • Q: Why do you carry a gun?
    A: In case I have to shoot somebody.
  • Q: Why do you carry a gun?
    A: For the same reason a policeman carries a gun.
  • Q: Why do you carry a gun?
    A: Don’t you?
  • Q: Why do you carry a gun?
    A: I’d rather be a gun owner than a crime victim.
  • Q: Why do you carry a gun?
    A: For the same reason I would never get on a boat without a life jacket.

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