“I have never believed in the general practice of carrying weapons. I seldom carry one. I have when I felt it was desirable to do so for my own protection. … I do not believe in the general promiscuous toting of guns. I think it should be sharply restricted and only under licenses.”

Karl T Frederick

Quote Number:  1083

Source: Frederick, Karl. “Testimony.” Speech, Washington D.C., April 18, 1934. in National Firearms Act: Hearings before the Committee on Ways and Means – House of Representatives – Seventy-Third Congress – Second Session on H.R. 9066. Government Printing Office: Washington, D.C. 1934. Pg 59. Online here.

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