Far from stopping the spread of covid-19, lockdowns, only push deaths into the future. Unless a vaccine is imminent or a 100 percent total lockdown is imposed, lockdown won't cause big reductions in total deaths.
The foundational assumption behind the gun control narrative is that only government law enforcement agencies should have guns and that we should trust police to keep us "safe." That narrative is failing.
Although governments continue to insist "it's for the children," we should never go back to the dark ages of privacy before easy-to-use encryption. Nor should we allow a "back door" for governments to access our data.
American healthcare practitioners already do a relatively poor job of caring for birthing mothers. Haphazard and harmful covid prevention policies show an alarming disregard for their mental and physical well-being.