15 Feb A free society is an armed society

A free society is an armed society, this according to Martin van Staden, a legal researcher at the Free Market Foundation. His comments follow government's intentions to introduce legislation that will remove self-defence as a valid reason for acquiring a firearm licence. Martin van Staden says this move by government would be a dream come true for the many violent criminals who roam our streets who have never cared about what the law says, and a complete betrayal of law-abiding citizens who would be left defenseless. He now joins us on the line...

GUEST: Martin van Staden, a legal researcher at the Free Market Foundation, who is pursuing a master of laws degree at the University of Pretoria. He is also author of The Constitution and the Rule of Law.
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