Wednesday, November 09, 2005

As Ye Sow...

So, the "progressive" voters in San Francisco, the same folks who are constantly rallying against the evil majority imposing their will upon, and violating the rights of the oppressed, down-trodden minority, voted yesterday to strip all city residents of the right to defend themselves and their families from harm - in their own homes.

This is "progress"?

If your job description includes the phrases "home invasion", "aggravated sexual assault", and/or "crack trafficking", sure.

SAN FRANCISCO - Voters approved ballot measures to ban handguns in San Francisco and urge the city's public high schools and college campuses to keep out military recruiters.

With 100 percent of San Francisco precincts reporting on Wednesday, 58 percent of voters backed the proposed gun ban while 42 percent opposed it.

Measure H prohibits the manufacture and sale of all firearms and ammunition in the city, and make it illegal for residents to keep handguns in their homes or businesses.

Only two other major U.S. cities - Washington and Chicago - have implemented such sweeping handgun bans.

Makes perfectly good sense to me. I mean, why should they let Washington DC and Chicago steal all the "Murder Capital USA" headlines. Come on, share the love, fellas!

And perhaps, nothing sums up the gun control movement's true agenda better than telling comment:

Supervisor Chris Daly, who proposed the measure, said the victory showed that "San Francisco voters support sensible gun control."

There you have it: Sensible gun control = NO GUNS

And don't give me any of this "But we're only banning handguns!" crap. If they can get the voters to swallow a ban on .22-caliber target pistols, do you really thing they won't be going after pump-action "military-style" shotguns, and .308-caliber hunting sniper rifles next?

I can see the ads now, a picture of a .22 round with the word BANNED stenciled across it in some flowery pink lettering, accompanied by smiley faces, peace signs, and babies playing with kittens, and a 12-gauge shotgun shell next to it with STILL PERFECTLY LEGAL scrawled across it in flowing blood-red lettering.

Meanwhile, expect to see a surge in handgun-for-shotgun trades among San Francisco residents.

(link via Alphecca)