Gun control quote of the day

That best exemplifies the danger of control.

 

“The people of the various provinces are strictly forbidden to have in their possession any swords bows, spears, firearms, or other type of arms. The possession of these elements makes difficult the collection of taxes and dues and tends to permit uprising, therefore, the heads of the provinces, official agents, and deputies are ordered to collect all weapons mentioned above and turn them over to the government.”

Toyotomi Hideyshi, Shogun, August 29, 1558

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