“I really think that citizens should arm themselves against terrorists. And I honestly admit that I changed my mind, because previously I was against [citizens] having too many weapons. After these attacks, I don’t think so [anymore]”.
The Czech president said he was now in favour of arming the
population over “the long term” and said he was convinced that if any of
the revellers at the Bataclan
music venue in Paris had been carrying a gun in their pocket when it
was attacked by Islamist killers, there would have been fewer
...In his interview President Zeman specifically took aim at the
European Union (EU) which is using the recent terror attacks as a
pretext to curtail gun ownership.
Rejecting the plan, he said: “It is important that their right [to
own and carry firearms] is not hindered as proposed recently by the
European Commission. I am glad the Czech Republic is defending against
They must've just about wet their pants when they read this.