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What would a Beto gun "buyback" actually look like?

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Phidippides
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Never going to happen, but hypothetically, how would a Beto gun buyback/grab work in reality if it were enacted?  I saw someone on Twitter opine that although people talk a tough talk, they wouldn't resist armored police if they came knocking on people's doors, enforcing the gun "buyback".  Someone else pointed out that even if 1% of gun owners resisted, that's still a staggering number of people who would push back.

I think that gun owners are some of the fiercest defenders of their rights, so I don't think they'd simply comply, even in the face of armed police enforcement.  While Americans accept certain burdens and restrictions on their rights, there's a line in the sand in regard to certain rights, including gun rights.  I think there would simply be too many people who would feel justified in defying a government enforcement to make such enforcement untenable.


   
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Donald Baker
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Phid I think many gun owners would band together and form militia groups in organized resistance.

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