Guns would have served as a vital pillar to remaining a free people, or at least able to put up a fight. The government security forces, at the beginning of this debacle, knew they had no real opposition to their force. Once things were this bad, it was a clear declaration of war against an unarmed population.
A Venezuelan teacher of English now exiled in Ecuador.
December 14, 2018
Venezuelans regret gun ban, ‘a declaration of war against an unarmed population’
[Never give up your guns. Only your enemy wants you disarmed.—Joe]