Goverment Buying Thousands Of Assault Rifles As Ban Looms
The supposed war to dismantle the Second Amendment is giving us the heebie-jeebies for this reason. Our paranoid leanings, whether justified or not, have us scrambling to buy assault rifles in record numbers. After all, some say our right to own a firearm is all that stands between us and Darth Vader, Big Brother, or a Terminator apocalypse.
Really, no assault weapon could compete against the firepower of the largest military force ever assembled… and the government has not curbed its own need for weapons. In fact, DHS (The Department of Homeland Security) is looking to purchase 7,000 5.56x45mm NATO “personal defense weapons” (PDW), also known as assault weapons…
Though the proposal for the purchase of these firearms was placed well before the government decided to pursue legislation against banning assault weapons, no word has been given on why DHS needs such an ample arsenal or whether the proposal will be rescinded in the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre.
Exactly how can the government deny its civilians the weaponry it deems “too dangerous,” then pursue thousands of the same gun for its own use?
Could we be closer to living in the science fiction world we’ve so afraid of? Because, with the world’s number one military, it seems like overkill to supply DHS with militaristic capacities… unless the government is planning something that involves every firearm it can get its hands on…
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