Secretary of Defense Robert Gates wants to make damn sure the next Muslim that goes on a shooting spree on a military base doesn't get shot by his targeted victims.
Because, you know, there's no way this won't help prevent more base shootings. The Islamofacist extremists will surely obey the restrictions from bringing personal weapons on base. Of course they won't ignore the new rules of the Great Satan, against whom they are waging terrorism.
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