Editor, Times-Union:
The following is the second part of my letter on Freedom of Self Defense as part of my series of letters of fundamental human rights. The first part of my letter, which was printed in the Jan. 24 edition of the Times-Union, listed those rights and why this particular right along with the Second Amendment are just as important as all the others.
This part of my letter will include the first part of a reference list for those readers of the Times-Union that would like to do further research on the related topics of gun control, Second Amendment, democide, nonviolent resistance, the consent of the governed, etc. I will make a serious effort to give a fair, balanced and comprehensive reading list. Most of the books in the first part of this list can be found at the Warsaw Community Public Library.
Freedom of Self-Defense is the inalienable right of each person, whether alone or with others, to peacefully, openly, freely and with respect for legitimate laws and the rights of others to decide for one’s self what proper measures, whether being nonviolent resistance or armed resistance, or a combination of the previously mentioned, are necessary in order to protect one’s life, health, property, liberty, family, community and country from harmful actions perpetrated by common criminals, crime syndicates, private armies of warlords, domestic tyrants and foreign invaders, and for each person to be free from the suppression of such measures and the wholesale disarmament of the general public by any part or whole of any local, state, regional, national, continental or world government.
Reference list for further information
1. Armed America: The Status of Gun Control
2. Gun Control: A Reference Handbook
3. Guns, Crimes, and Freedom (1994).
4. The Library of Social Activism: Working Together against Gun Violence (1994).
5. Gun Control: An Issue for the Nineties
6. Lethal Logic: Exploding the Myths that paralyze American Gun Policy. (2009).
7. The Need to Know Library: Everything You Need To Know About: Weapons in School and at Home.
8. Stopping Power: Why 70 Million Americans Own Guns (2009).
9. USA Today’s Debate: Voices and Perspectives: On Control: Preventing Violence or Crushing Constitutional Rights (2012).
10. Every Handgun is Aimed At You: The Case For Banning Handguns (2001)
11. Lethal Laws: “Gun Control” is The Key To Genocide. Documentary Proof; Enforcement of “Gun Control” Laws clears the way for government to commit genocides.
12. Guns In American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law. Volume 1 A-Lz (2002)
13. Guns In American Society: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics, Culture, and the Law. 2 M-Z(2002).
The remaining parts of my sources of information list on this subject will follow at later dates in the letters to the editor column.
Alexander Houze