This discussion is a follow-up to “When Race War Comes to the Suburbs.” It is directed at the large population nationwide of white suburbanites who, statistically speaking, own far fewer guns than citizens living in rural areas, even though they are more vulnerable to the social chaos that will likely get worse. I’ll put a bit more emphasis on my home state of New York which, according to what I’ve read, ranks 46th in gun ownership per capita, with a mere 20% of households having a firearm. This doesn’t surprise me because few people whom I know on Long Island are gun owners, and the possession of firearms of any kind requires a special permit in the five boroughs of New York City, which can take up to a year to be issued. And unless you have a very special situation, forget about owning a handgun there. For the rest of the state, a handgun permit involves a lot of red tape and up to a two-year wait. So much for your constitutional rights.
Every stable and responsible adult should own at least one gun for home, family and personal defense in these troubled times. It’s one of the few freedoms we have left, even though restrictions abound in some states. Many people, conditioned by the media, think of guns as dangerous and evil, and for them the thought of holding and shooting one is as terrifying as handling a claymore mine or a rattlesnake. Get over it! I’ll do the best I can here to take the fear and mystery out of it all, but I know I’ll never convince a lot of gun-hating women and soft men who, heaven forbid, can’t imagine owning a gun, much less shooting someone in self-defense. All I can say to them is, you’re too good for this world, and good luck with your home security system when the police fail to respond. We’ve all seen how in the cities in 2020 the police, through no fault of their own, were unable to help people in dire need, and given the current political climate, I don’t blame some of them for also being unwilling.
In acquainting you with the subject, I’m not trying to sound like an authority. I’m no expert on guns. Any gun dealer knows much more than I do, and most cops and military men do as well. Nevertheless, as a hunter and occasional target shooter, I’m fairly familiar with long guns (rifles and shotguns), so if you know nothing about them you’ll learn something by reading this. I will not be discussing handguns, about which I know very little, since I never went through the rigamarole of getting one. The facts that I’ll present are true to the best of my knowledge but I can’t vouch for them. You should check them for yourself, especially in legal matters, because laws are always changing. Also, I have my own opinions and preferences like everyone else. The volume of give and take on the internet will astound you, unless you consider that there are more than 100 million gun owners in America, many of whom have nothing better to do than spout off at the keyboard. Some of these folks can get really technical in comparing the pros and cons with this and that make of gun or ammunition. As far as I’m concerned, all guns shoot and all bullets can ruin your day, and even though some “lemon” models have appeared now and then, your dealer will know about them and, unless he’s a real louse, won’t sell you one.
Each state has its own gun laws, and though in many cases they might be similar, in no two are they exactly the same. For an overview of each state’s laws, I highly recommend a booklet entitled Traveler’s Guide to the Firearm Laws of the Fifty States, published and updated each year by a lawyer and gun enthusiast based in Kentucky; you can go to gunlawguide.com to order it. Each state is graded between 0 and 100, zero representing total prohibition and one hundred total freedom. It’s indispensable for anyone who travels a lot around the U.S. with a gun, particularly to states that are unfriendly to gun owners. The worst states, those scoring 20 or less, are Hawaii, California, Maryland, Connecticut, New York, Massachusetts and New Jersey. The last two, and particularly New Jersey, are a nightmare. You’d better acquaint yourself with the laws of these states even if you’re just passing through. Most states are fairly easygoing, however, with 28 scoring 90 or higher. It’s important, whether required by law or not, to keep guns unloaded, in a case, and in the trunk or storage compartment, separate from any ammunition you might be carrying. Incidentally, despite New York’s stringent laws, residents can still walk into a gun store without any authorization and walk out with a rifle or shotgun. Your personal information will be digitally transmitted to the FBI for a quick background check, which you should clear unless you’ve been convicted of a violent crime or have some other serious blemish on your record.
OK, so let’s talk about rifles and shotgun. Rifles shoot bullets of various calibers, or diameters, matched exactly to the diameter of the rifle barrel. Shotguns shoot plastic cartridges (shells) of various gauges – another word for diameter – containing either a lead slug or round pellets of various sizes. The 12-gauge is by far the most popular and should definitely be your choice. A double 00 buckshot shell, which many consider the most effective for personal defense, has 8 or 9 large pellets, while #4 shot, commonly used by bird hunters, contains about 25 much smaller pellets. A bullet from a high-powered hunting rifle will travel for miles because the bullet spins as it moves down the grooved barrel. A slug or shot fired from a shotgun, however, will travel a few hundred yards or less before rapidly losing velocity and dropping, because a shotgun barrel is basically a hollow pipe with no grooves. At close range, however, a shotgun – especially one loaded with double 00 buckshot or a slug – can practically tear a man in half. A rifle of the type commonly used by deer hunters – say, from .243 caliber and up – is obviously very lethal as well, but it wouldn’t be my first choice for close quarters defense. Always use bullets of the caliber for which the rifle was manufactured, even though others might look like the same size. (I’m aware of one exception: in military-style assault rifles like the AR-15, it’s safe to use a .223 bullet [American measurement] in a rifle designated as 5.56 [metric measurement] but NOT the opposite.) The same goes for shotguns.
Before discussing my top two choices, let me explain another important choice, the types of “action” available. This refers to the way a gun is loaded, how the empty shell is ejected after the gun is fired, and how the next bullet or shell feeds into the chamber ready to shoot. There are four choices: lever action, bolt action (both more common in rifles), pump action (more common in shotguns), and semi-automatic (also called autoloading, common in both). Lever action rifles look cool, and they had a colorful history in the Old West, but they’re “tricky” to use and more prone to accidental discharges than any of the others. My advice: stay away from them. The bolt action is a good, safe gun, and along with the semi-automatic, popular with hunters. Most magazines – the “holding area” where bullets or shotshells are lined up, waiting to be fired – are limited to five or six rounds. After each shot, you pull the bolt, a small round knob, backwards with your rear hand to eject the empty shell of the bullet just fired, then you push it forward to push the next bullet into the chamber. The one drawback here is that you have to shift your back hand after each shot, which means that you have to take your eye off your target for about two seconds. A pump action improves on this, since your front hand, the one you use to “pump” the fore-end – to slide it back and forth after each shot – never changes position. With a pump action, you should be able to take five shots in five seconds. Lastly, there’s the semi-automatic. Anyone should be able to pull the trigger three times in one second with a semi-auto. That’s because after each shot the gun ejects the spent shell and chambers a new round all by itself. This happens in a fraction of a second. The only problem is that, since this is such a rapid and precise mechanism, a semi-auto can jam. It only takes five or ten seconds to clear a jam, using a key or a small screwdriver to pry out a spent shell or a bullet that didn’t feed properly, but if this should happen with a mob of negroes right on top of you, you’re screwed. I believe gun manufacturers have worked hard to eliminate this problem, but I must say that my Ruger 10/22, a fine little gun, which I bought around 1985, jammed every so often while target shooting – maybe three or four times out of a hundred shots. In every other way, though, a semi-auto is unbeatable when every second counts.
So what’s the best weapon to defend your home, your family, or your person? In my opinion, it’s a toss-up between a pump or semi-auto 12-gauge shotgun and a semi-auto AR-15 or similar “assault” rifle that shoots .223 ammo. Since shot disperses as soon as it leaves the barrel of a shotgun, I would think that you could easily kill two attackers with one blast of 00 buckshot at twenty yards, though I’m not an authority on these matters. On the other hand, most shotguns can hold ten rounds at most, usually less, though there are now magazines on the market that hold more and fit into certain models. You can look into this topic on the net; the information flow is endless. Of course you can always stuff your pockets with shotshells and reload as needed if you have time, or have extra boxes of ammo handy if you’re indoors picking off the animals from an open window. I might add that the 12-gauge, along with the big-game hunting rifles mentioned earlier, has a hefty recoil, compared to the negligible kick of the AR-15. While the .223 is a relatively small round, it travels at a high velocity and is quite deadly. The real beauty of an AR-15 is the extra capacity. This gun uses a detachable magazine box, or “clip,” of the standard ten rounds, but there are also clips of 20, 30, 50 and even 100 rounds (!) on the market. The AR-15 has become the most popular firearm in this country. Deemed an “assault rifle,” however, it is banned in several states, although this definition can be very complex and confusing in a legal sense. I’m surprised that Comrade Cuomo, a gun hater, never got around to banning them in New York. It is, however, illegal to possess a clip that holds more than ten bullets of any caliber in New York and in other states hostile to gun owners.
I’ll wind down this discussion with the lowly .22, which for the great majority, including me, was their first gun. It’s a very popular rifle, and the preferred caliber for small game like rabbits and squirrels, and for plinking at cans. The bullet is tiny compared to the others, and in stopping power it comes in a distant last place. I knew a meat hunter who contemptuously called it a “pea shooter.” Actually, there’s a great deal of discussion and debate on internet comment boards about this caliber. Some maintain that three or four shots in the torso might not even slow down an attacker, while others argue that one well-placed shot can easily kill a man. I’m sure both are correct. Here’s the takeaway, as I see it. A .22 is not a BB gun. This little bullet has sent many an intruder to heaven. I imagine that one or at most two shots in the face at close quarters will put anyone on the ground, if not kill him. Still, it’s not the gun you want for mowing down a rampaging mob. So why bring it up at all? A few reasons. If you’ve never shot a gun before, and you’re still timid or on the fence about it, a .22 is the place to start. And it’s far better than being unarmed! It’s somewhat smaller and lighter than the other guns discussed, it’s not as loud, it has no recoil, and is relatively inexpensive. Best of all, ammunition is just a fraction of the cost of the bigger stuff.
Here are some final thoughts that I jotted down. There are some old-style single shot rifles and shotguns out there, meaning that you have to reload after each shot. You definitely don’t want that! A scope is great for long distances, but not for the kind of situation we’ve been talking about. When you buy a gun, buy a lot of ammo too; since so many people are stocking up, there are already shortages in some states. Gun store staff are usually friendly and helpful to beginners; don’t be afraid to ask a lot of questions. Used guns are fine, and obviously they’ll be cheaper. There’s no need at all to buy a high-end firearm like a Weatherby rifle or a Benelli shotgun. There’s at least one indoor or outdoor shooting range (outdoor is preferable) within an hour’s drive of most suburban towns. That’s where you’ll get familiar with your gun. Most range supervisors are also helpful and knowledgeable. Always wear hearing protection when at the range; foam plugs are good but muffs are better. Shooting is safe! A hell of a lot more people die by drowning and in house fires than in gun accidents. But always be thinking about what you’re doing around firearms. Keep the muzzle pointed in a safe direction at all times. Keep the safety in the on position until you’re ready to shoot. Never carry or handle a gun with your finger inside the trigger guard. If you have children at home, make sure the gun is kept in an inaccessible place.
And lastly, act now, get out there and buy a gun. I don’t want to sound melodramatic, but violence and chaos are only going to get worse. The best thing to do would be to organize a militia in your community, though in suburban areas that’s a thousand times easier said than done, and frankly I would be at a loss as to how to start doing it. But it takes a minimum of effort to get in your car and drive to the nearest gun shop. Believe me, scum in positions of power and influence in America and throughout the world are pushing for the elimination of the white race by any method, including wholesale slaughter. Just recently they pushed hard for it in South Africa, and they got it. Thousands of white farmers and their family members have been murdered in the most barbaric ways in that country since the inception of black rule in 1994. Are you capable of learning from history? You better be if you live near negroes. And incidentally, you’re also going to need that gun if and when the federal or any state government kicks off a door-to-door forced covid injection campaign.
There are many history lessons to be learned in this connection. Africa provides the most. If you really want to know what negroes, agitated by the same kind of communist scum who run our news media, are capable of doing, I highly recommend The Fabric of Terror by Bernardo Texeira. This book contains sixteen gruesome photographs and many eyewitness accounts, as related to the author, of what happened on one day, March 15, 1961, in the former Portuguese colony of Angola, to hundreds of white settlers, very few of whom owned guns, the survivors later lamenting this fact, and who, in spite of the racial insurrection right next door in the Congo, figured “It can’t happen here.” They were dead wrong.