Comment: Hitler made his citizens have guns

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Hitler made his citizens have guns

I understand the point about the second amendment and the need for citizens to have the ability to protect themselves from their own government, and it is true that enemies of the state in a totalitarian regime obviously were stripped of all legal rights, were persecuted, and some killed. However, the idea that Hitler disarmed the German population is total BS!!! When the Germans passed gun laws in the 20's that was the Weimar government, NOT the Nazis, who actually encouraged their citizens be armed. The Nazi takeover was due to a million other factors, not because the citizens were helpless and disarmed. Hitler attained power democratically in the beginning, and his government had the highest approval rating ever in history until the war was lost.

http://www.natvan.com/national-vanguard/assorted/gunhitler.html

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