Gary North takes down their illogical arguments.
Historically gun registrations has preceded gun confiscations:
Hitler imposed gun control on Jews. This is a matter of record. The thought of a bunch of Jews owning guns really upset him. The man was intolerant of Jews with guns.
Drudge ran a photo of Hitler and Stalin right above this headline: White House Threatens ‘Executive Orders’ on Gun Control.
Leftists in the print media went ballistic. Why, the very outrage of implying such a connection between tyranny and gun control! That guy Drudge: he is a disgrace! Read this article.
The author did let this cat out of the bag: gun registration was part of a program of gun control. “In 1928, the Reichstag relaxed the regulation a bit, but put in place a strict registration regime that required citizens to acquire separate permits to own guns, sell them or carry them.
As everyone with any knowledge of German history in the 1920s knows, the Nazis ignored this law. In 1933, they took over. They suppressed all dissent. How? Because they were armed, while the rest of the population wasn’t. Is there cause and effect here? Salon does not mention this causal sequence. It’s clearly irrelevant, assuming you are a gun control promoter along Weimar lines.
You want to see the logic of these people. Follow this line of reasoning. This is the best that the author can come up with.
The law did prohibit Jews and other persecuted classes from owning guns, but this should not be an indictment of gun control in general. Does the fact that Nazis forced Jews into horrendous ghettos indict urban planning? Should we eliminate all police officers because the Nazis used police officers to oppress and kill the Jews? What about public works — Hitler loved public works projects? Of course not.I am not making this up. See for yourself. [ See below link to editorial.]
[ Me: As if urban planning/public works squash dissent. This is how leftists put things that are not the same into the same category—an error in logic. ]
Title and Sub Title:
The Hitler Gun Control LIE!
Gun rights activists who cite the dictator as a reason against gun control have their history dangerously wrong
Could this be jealousy that Drudge has "many more readers than any other journalist." Gary North says.I know someone here complains routinely about Drudge being used for information.