the main reason the powers that be are so much for gun control is to make impossible for the public the up a fight against the dictators rule. and don't say It can't happen here. it can and is in little steps at a time. At this time at least one third of the people have firearms . that is around 100 million people that we know of. and a good part of them have been trained by the US military. there are more of us then the military. just the number of us that are armed makes the government stop and think .