Nationally syndicated columnist and retired professor of economics Walter E. Williams stated Wednesday that the people who support gun control are the very ones who wish to control and dictate our lives, according to Townhall.
Williams was incensed that U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., had called for significant restrictions on the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, stating, "The British are not coming. We don't need all these guns to kill people."
But the rationale of the Founders in insisting on an amendment within the Bill of Rights to protect the right of the ordinary citizens to own and keep firearms, according to Williams, had nothing to do with the British. The War of Independence against Britain had already been won prior to the approval of the Bill of Rights.
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