If only he’d had a gun!

Peter cuts off the ear of Malchus - James Tissot

Peter cuts off the ear of Malchus – James Tissot

Jesus of Nazareth (ca. 30 CE): “Those who take up the sword will die by the sword.” (Matthew 26:52b)

American City Council (2013 CE): Mandatory Gun Ownership Law Passes in Georgia Town

Gun-buying after Newtown massacre (2013): : Customers pack Connecticut gun stores after deal on laws

George Carlin (ca. 2000 CE): “I’m not concerned about all hell breaking loose, but that a PART of hell will break loose… it’ll be much harder to detect.”