Don Kates Famous Quotes & Sayings

7 Don Kates Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

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Children younger than 5 are twice as likely to die from ingesting household poisons than by gunfire - So the question for the Legislature should be: Is a parent criminally responsible for leaving an unlocked container of bleach below the sink? Don Kates Sayings: Children younger than 5 are twice as likely to die from ingesting household poisons than
Virtually never are murderers the ordinary, law-abiding people against whom gun bans are aimed. Almost without exception, murderers are extreme aberrants with lifelong histories of crime, substance abuse, psychopathology, mental retardation and/or irrational violence against those around them, as well as other hazardous behavior, e.g., automobile and gun accidents. Don Kates Sayings: Virtually never are murderers the ordinary, law-abiding people against whom gun bans are aimed. Almost
A half century ago Herbert Wechsler could justify the legal right of deadly force self-defense in terms of the "universal judgment that there is no social interest in preserving the lives of the aggressors at the cost of those of their victims." That is not a universal judgment today. Don Kates Sayings: A half century ago Herbert Wechsler could justify the legal right of deadly force self-defense
The Second Amendment's language and historical and philosophical background demonstrated that it was designed to guarantee individuals the possession of certain kinds of arms for three purposes: (1) crime prevention or what we would today describe as self-defense; (2) national defense; and (3) preservation of individual liberty ... Don Kates Sayings: The Second Amendment's language and historical and philosophical background demonstrated that it was designed to
The 'militia' was the entire adult male citizenry, who were not simply allowed to keep their own arms, but affirmatively required to do so ... Don Kates Sayings: The 'militia' was the entire adult male citizenry, who were not simply allowed to keep
Ironically, the only gun control in 19th century England was the policy forbidding police to have arms while on duty. Don Kates Sayings: Ironically, the only gun control in 19th century England was the policy forbidding police to
A handgun ban is not realistically enforceable. Confiscating guns would require house-to-house searches and alienate the very individuals whose compliance is essential to the success of any regulation. If gun ownership were prohibited, organized crime would step in to provide the firearms that will continue to be procured with criminal intent. Don Kates Sayings: A handgun ban is not realistically enforceable. Confiscating guns would require house-to-house searches and alienate