NO sense at all to prevent law-abiding Israelis from having firearms to protect themselves! None at all. I mean, a radicalized Palestinian who wants to shoot Jews has NO problem getting a gun. It’s not like this policy is protecting anyone.
The Jewish people should know better, given what they have gone through. Just think, how might the Holocaust have been different if, say, 10% of Jews had been armed?
As the 2023 Israel-Hamas war continued into its third day, and with the widely distributed and traumatic images of Hamas terrorists operating freely inside Israel fresh in their minds, some citizens began campaigns for a loosening of Israel’s gun ownership laws, to allow more residents to bear personal arms.
… “People are changing their opinion, and now there is more awareness,” he told The Times of Israel. It doesn’t make sense, he said, that someone in Tel Aviv cannot get a pistol, but someone in the Golan can. “There are terror attacks in both places,” he stressed.
You know, it’s not helping anyone.
“Who has a gun? The terrorists, and all the criminals. Who doesn’t? Law-abiding tax-payers. The government trusts criminals with guns more than their own civilians,” Yoel Israel, CEO of a digital marketing agency, told The Times of Israel.