“Among the many misdeeds of British rule in India, history will look upon the Act depriving a whole nation of arms as the blackest.” – Mohandas Gandhi, an Autobiography, page 446.
True. It’s in his book and we can observe clearly that doing so in any recorded instance has led to a less safe environment for the citizenry.
I also hear tell that simply putting that quote on one’s Facebook wall is sufficient to have an account terminated. I’ll test that theory shortly.