Pants-of-dog wrote:I assume that the guns I were shown in Cuba were distributed by the government, seeing as how the people I was talking to were supoosed to act as a militia in the case of invasion.
Cuba does have a civilian militia, but it's not independent. It's an auxiliary force of irregulars under the control of the defense ministry. Militia members do not keep their weapons, the weapons are stored in armories under military guard and only issued during training.
Bab·bitt | \ˈba-bət
A narrow-minded, self-satisfied conformist with an unthinking deference to official orthodoxy and institutional authority.