Re: Slavery,who was responsible?
Ted Samsel (email@example.com)
17 Feb 1995 22:09:26 GMT
Richard Cassidy (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
: In article <email@example.com>,
: turf@skinner (Brian McInturff) wrote:
: >The essay went on to say that once cheap reliable firearms were
: >available and it became more commonplace for a woman to carry
: >one (especially in the west) it empowered women enough to
: >garner the right to vote.
: The Suffragette Gang just rode into town, guns blazing and hollering "Give
: us the vote or we'll burn down the sheriff's office." The Prime Minister
: went out into the main street and was shot down by that Emily Pankhurst,
: while Sylvia faced the Home Secretary in a shoot-out at the OK Corral.
: Come off it. There are other countries besides the USA. Women got the vote
: elsewhere in the world without guns. They had to demonstrate and hunger
: strike and chain themselves to railings, but guns had nothing to do with
Women with weapons! Girls with gats!
Did we just see the latest Gene Hackman movie?
Obbook: THE GUN THAT MADE THE TWENTIES ROAR by Bill Helmer
& THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE MACHINE GUN
"driving a Hudson Hornet on the information superhighway"