If only we had guns to deter the government from seizing our guns

RCMP seize guns in the evacuated town of High River1, ostensibly to keep the guns safe from theft but in reality to prevent residents from arming themselves to breach the RCMP checkpoint to return to a still flooded and dangerous area.

“This is the reason the U.S. has the right to bear arms,” said Charles Timpano, pointing to the group of Mounties.

1 Folks in Alberta are obviously under a great deal of stress right now and deserve our help and compassion…but this really is illustrative of the failed logic of the gun rights movement.