A popular anti-civil rights pro-disarmament of gun victims protest technique lately is to do a Lie-In. Where 32 people fall down and lie still to represent the murdered Virginia Tech Students. Their implication is, if you ban the guns you ban the murderers. They hope their symbolism is effective at swaying feelings, if it lacks arguement.
The pro-civil rights self-defense side, OUR side, could do the same thing. 32 pro-gun folks could protest anti-gun legislation proposals by falling down "dead". But all with obviously empty holsters on their hips to represent how the government made them helpless to defend themselves against a gun wielding madman, and that same government accepts no responsibility for their individual protection. Symbolic, yes, and a strategy of fighting their fire with our own, in the protest theater department. Just a thought.
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