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  • Paperback: 338 pages
  • Publisher: Mazel Freedom Press, Inc (January 1, 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0964230461
  • ISBN-13: 978-0964230460
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #954,578 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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M. Schneider
And if more of them would read this book and take Mr. Zelman's wisdom into their hearts, then not only their attitudes would be changed but also others.
Kenneth D. Willis
Read this book and remember that unless we get OUR government under control death by gun control is what our future generations have to look forward to.
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45 of 45 people found the following review helpful By bookloversfriend on March 22, 2007
Format: Paperback
This book is mainly a detailed historical presentation of the disarming of citizens in various countries, followed by their extermination.

But some general issues are discussed first. One useful point is that "gun control" is a slogan and is nonsensical. One does not control a "gun." One controls human beings. Another useful discussion is the efforts of the government to suppress gun ownership by schooling children into hating guns and by doing everything possible to embarrass people who want to purchase a gun. Gun registration and the like have always been preludes to gun confiscation. And gun confiscation has always been a prelude to the oppression of some group of citizens.

The case studies are Cambodia, China, Germany, Rwanda, Turkey, Uganda, The Soviet Union, and Zimbabwe. There is also a chapter on the Catholic Church's opposition to gun ownership. And a chapter on the soaring crime rate since Britain banned guns.

The overwhelming question, of course, is why the United States, which has guaranteed gun ownership in the Constitution, is now moving toward banning guns. This is especially puzzling at a time when Americans are facing the greatest threats in our history. If you don't know this, read While America Sleeps: How Islam, Immigration and Indoctrination Are Destroying America From Within. Americans are going to need those guns because the government is not defending them.
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28 of 29 people found the following review helpful By Kenneth D. Willis on September 10, 2007
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The author is the founder of JPFO, Jews for the Preservation of Firearm Ownership. Jews, of all people, should know and understand the value of private gun ownership. Jews have been the victims not only of the holocaust, but of slavery in Egypt and later, pogroms and persecution from at least 70 A.D. when the Romans destroyed the Second Temple and set about trying to re-enslave the Jews. Jews would figure this out, one would think, from current anti-semitism in Europe and the near worldwide neurotic blaming of Israel for the evil perpetrated upon it by the Palestinians. Apparently, the world considers good Jews to be the ones who allow themselves to be herded into gas chambers like sheep, but despises the ones who have the temerity to defend themselves.

Strangely, many if not most Jews hate guns and are against private gun ownership. They need to read this book. There are only 13 million Jews in the entire world. If so many had not been murdered as a result of lacking the means and the will to defend themselves, it has been estimated there would be at least 200 million.

I am not Jewish. But I think Jews are good for the world. I want there to be more of them. And if more of them would read this book and take Mr. Zelman's wisdom into their hearts, then not only their attitudes would be changed but also others. After all, Jews are intellectually influential.

If attitudes were thus changed there would be more guns in the private hands of law-abiding citizens. And that would be good for Jews, and everybody else.
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35 of 37 people found the following review helpful By S. Hunter on March 22, 2004
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Before you raise your voice against gun ownership, get the full picture of what happens when citizens in a country are disarmed, and denied the right to defend themselves. I also highly recommend the short movie, entitled "Innocents Betrayed". It is a real eye-opener!!
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful By Steven R. Tanska on March 3, 2008
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This is one of the best books I have read. It could also be named "Death by Government." I believe the educational value in this book is such that every adult American ought to read it. The authors repeatedly make the point: "A good government will never try to render its citizens defenseless - an evil government always will." And they provide the facts to back up their assertion.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By M. Schneider on December 19, 2008
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This is the relevant history we should be teaching out children. If gun policy interests you. Dont miss this book.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By M. Finch on February 24, 2010
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Even Aristotle pointed out that to disarm a people was to enslave them. It would seem that human nature is to refuse to learn from history - believing, "That could NEVER happen here and now." The author presents several instances, in horrifying detail, of the enslavement and mass murder of millions upon millions of people - in just the last century. I'm sure these victims felt the same way at one time.

*Spoiler Alert*
We learned about many of these cases of genocide in school, watched it on the news and saw the graphic photos in various publications. What those sources DIDN'T tell us is that it all started with disarming the victims - the beginning of which was often well-intended "reasonable" gun control.

This is a "must read." Especially for those who think strict gun control equals public safety.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By G. Avalos on February 10, 2010
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This book is factual and put together well, it shows what is the eventual outcome of gun control for those that suffer the consequences of letting political leaders disarm them.
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