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Old January 18, 2012, 09:26 AM   #1
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slippery slope

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First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out --
Because I was not a Socialist.

Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out --
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.

Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out --
Because I was not a Jew.

Then they came for me -- and there was no one left to speak for me.
This should sound eerily familiar to every member of the gun community. All to often, we try to rationalize gun laws that we don't think will affect us.
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Old January 18, 2012, 10:45 AM   #2
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Familiar? It's been beaten to death like the proverbial dead horse.

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Old January 18, 2012, 11:06 AM   #3
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Yeah, but it's still a very good reminder to those who sometimes feel complacent.
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Old January 18, 2012, 11:26 AM   #4
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It's also a drive-by without commentary.
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