Saturday, 5 April 2008
Bowmen of England.
As a frustrated hand gunner I enjoy reading various gunblogs and wish I could contribute more than just salivating over the assembled hardware. My freedom to shoot was taken away from me 10 years ago now after the Dunblane incident in which a lone madman killed school children with his legally owned guns.The person involved was known to his local police to be a danger and could have lost access to his weaponry if the correct procedures had been followed.A decade later Britain is now awash with illegal guns solely in the hands of criminals...criminals that are using them with increased frequency. I have read over and over the arguments for and against the ownership of weapons (besides the fact they are fun to shoot) and I still cannot find a sound argument as to why tonight whilst typing this I cannot own a gun to defend my home and family.The contract with the govt to defend the public has long broken down...they will perhaps tidy up after the fact but in reality the British public face the armed criminal class alone.The picture above shows the entrance to a 13th century church by my home.The grooves are caused by the repeated sharpening over time by generations of English bowmen.Once an Englishman HAD to own a weapon and HAD too practise by law on a Sunday.....but then Englishmen were free and treated by their govt as responsible adults...not the children and serfs that we seem to be viewed as today. I am ultimately responsible for my family's safety...I will one day escape this society that offers me up as a sacrificial offering...a tithe to the criminals that walk free in nulabours Britain. Untill then I'm getting a longbow!