Why are American Military Bases “Gun Free Zones”?


Gun Free Zones are to crazed killers what a desert oasis is to a dehydrated human.

Those zones are a saturation of relief for whatever is mentally ailing the assailant.

It’s bad enough that so many private businesses in this country have those ridiculous “Guns Prohibited” signs on their doors and expect patrons to frequent their establishment without the ability to defend life.

What is even more unconscionable is the fact that these “gun free zones” have made their way to our Military bases leaving United States Soldiers disarmed.

It hasn’t always been this way… where the only people on bases who could carry firearms were Military Police.

According to a Washington Times editorial written days after the Nov. 5, 2009 attack on soldiers at Fort Hood, one of Clinton’s “first acts upon taking office… was to disarm U.S. soldiers on military bases.”

Breitbart shared that story yesterday…

According to The Blaze, it happened under the Bush administration.

Regardless of who is to blame, it seems so wrong to forbid military personnel from carrying their personal firearms and make it almost impossible for commanders to issue firearms to soldiers in the U.S. for personal protection.”

In other words, citizens who join the military to use guns to defend liberty abroad cannot practice their constitutional right to keep and bear arms while on active duty at home.

As the Times editorial board put it: “terrorists would face more return fire if they attacked a Texas Wal-Mart than the gunman faced at Fort Hood.”

The same theme ran true at the Navy Yard in DC on September 16. Police were called after the shooter opened fired, and reports indicate it took approximately three to seven minutes for them to arrive.

Each minute is an is like an hour when a crazed killer with a weapon decides the “gun free zone” rules do not apply to him.

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