When morality and opportunity are taken from humanity, only the oppression of inhumanity remains.
Progressives create dependency, hopelessness and destroy individual opportunity. In doing so, they fulfill their own sociopathic need for control. It is that simple.
Fellow SLOB, Beers with Demo put it well:
It's now beyond obvious that this debate is not about gun control or the public safety benefits that the statist-left believes more gun control laws will yield, it's about control, period.