So you don't know then who does it or how.As for you questions above its some sort of government bureaucracy that does it, as it should.
Legitimate is in the eye of the beholder. Legitimate, to you, is what you mean.I think in our country if you have a legitimate use for a weapon you can get to have one.
As stated, today, no. It makes no difference today, as that purpose of the 2nd Amendment has been technologicly eclipsed over time.I agree about the people having no ability to overthrow the state but I would question whether owning guns would change that reality in any material sense, if in any sense at all.
Respectfully, thats a pile of steaming assumption and theory not backed in fact. Government needs to excuse to expand, expansion is core to it's being.If anything mass gun ownership in the United States has sparked the growth of government, given that mass-surveillance policing is a fact and a huge encroachment on civil and human rights across all western socities, and given that this policing uses the excuse for its spread (quite justifiably in most cases, but that doesn't mean it doesn't also affect civil rights for the worse) rising violent gun crime and the sorts of massacres we've seen in the USA in recent weeks.
At what point did I say that?You are scared of more vetting to get guns?
I am displeased by that fact, but am powerless to stop it.What about the fact you have probably already been vetted 10 times without your knowledge by the NSA or the FBI or some other US government acronym to see if your mindset is acceptable to them?
I would posit that there are more options that your A. and B. here.Would you rather fill out some form with a right to appeal where you know the outcome or would you prefer some version of your secret police sticking their nose in your life without your knowledge?
Hey at least you have a Bill of Rights over there, which we don't, but frankly in terms of the police it doesn't really make a difference anyway.