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Relevance:     Universal
In a society that is capable of effectively addressing the needs for security, prosperity, and self-expression of its residents, weapons of mass destruction—such as firearms with a high rate of fire and high capacity magazines—are completely unnecessary for self-defense – instead they only glorify and incentivize violence towards our fellow residents. For this reason such weapons should not be allowed to be retained by ordinary citizens, and reserved only for the highly trained and highly disciplined personnel of law enforcement and territorial defense.
     However, in order to create an even more empowered, confident, and mutually supportive  public, all residents should be encouraged and incentivized to develop themselves through martial-arts training. Basic knowledge of such training should be afforded to all people as part of the territorial defense and public safety budget. The selection of form, if any, should be left to the discretion of the individual person.
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