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Chinese Government Demanding Stricter US Gun Control

Even I, an adamant advocate of gun control, got the urge to go buy me a six shooter in response to that idiotic item.
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You have to wonder if anyone understands anyone else on this planet any longer. A case in point is this heartfelt call by the official Chinese news agency Xinhua under the title: “Innocent blood demands no delay for U.S. gun control.”

“Twenty-eight innocent people, including 20 primary students, have been slaughtered in a mass shooting at an elementary school in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Their blood and tears demand no delay for the U.S. gun control.”

Let’s not bicker over the difference between “primary school” and “primary students.” This demand represents the essential nightmare of every Second Amendment loving American, from the sober hunters of New England (well, maybe not so sober) to the nuttiest survivalist in Appalachia. The Chinese are going to take away our guns!

Even I, an adamant advocate of gun control, got the urge to go buy me a six shooter in response to that idiotic item.

Brandon Darby, writing for Breitbart, points out that the Chinese government has reported a number of U.S. mass shootings but failed to mention they were either stopped by a citizen legally carrying a firearm or otherwise only occurred in the controversial gun-free zones that critics say make prime targets for madmen.

Darby adds another point not willingly made by the government of the Communist People’s Republic of China: the fact that over the past 60 years, give or take a year, it killed between 40 and 70 million people in “starvation, executions, and re-education camps.”

So, it’s been established, no matter how wise they may think they’re being with those demands for stricter gun control, none of us, Americans, are prepared to receive advice from Red China. And those among us who have been stocking up on ammo and even more guns, in fear of an inevitable decree from President Obama to give up our guns – this next passage in the Xinhua manifesto wasn’t particularly helpful:

“Obama said of the latest tragedy the country had ‘been through this too many times,’ and it was time to put aside political differences and ‘take meaningful action to prevent more tragedies like this.’ Some people have noticed Obama’s tougher tone this time, compared to the Colorado shooting, when he called for ‘prayer and reflection.’”

Yes, news of Obama who’s tougher on guns, that’s going to work.

And, in conclusion, our caring Chinese comrades suggest that “Action speaks louder than words. If Obama wants to take practical measures to control guns, he has to make preparation for a protracted war and considerable political cost.”

A protracted war? You mean like with black helicopters and federal marshals showing up outside your survival camp to rip the rifles out of your cold, dead hands?

It’s what we needed, to facilitate a mature and introspective debate over gun use in America: an intervention from one of the most oppressive, bloodiest regimes in human history.

About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.


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7 Responses to “Chinese Government Demanding Stricter US Gun Control”

  1. Linda LaCroix Tanner says:

    Bullllllll

  2. Rc Fowler says:

    “Twenty-eight innocent people, including 20 primary students, have been slaughtered in a mass shooting at an elementary school in the U.S. state of
    Connecticut. Their blood and tears demand no delay for the U.S. gun control.”

    And this comes from a Godless Chinese government which has committed genocidal mass murder against their own people!

    Its none of their business what Americans do!

  3. Rc Fowler says:

    If you Mr. Yanover do not already have at least one gun and train to use it–you are irresponsible–the police cannot protect and defend the way an armed citizenry can!

  4. Martin Foley says:

    Did you see what happened when China disarmed it's citizens, they murdered them, why would I want that to happen to me.

  5. Ron McClellan says:

    I'm surprised that after what Hitler did, anyone of Jewish heritage would even remotely be for government disarming of it's citizens. It can happen ANYWHERE, including the U.S.

  6. China would love for us to be disarmed…

  7. Interesting considering that the PRC imported thousands of "assault weapons" in the form of AK's & SKS's prior to a ban put on the sale of these firearms post-Tianmanen Square. I guess gun control is only OK when you're not profiting from it!

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