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The Complex Truth About the Second Amendment

3129 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 6:28 PM
Reasonable, although not necessarily well thought out controls are in the 1934 NFA and in the 1968 GCA. BATFE and State Department requirements of suitability for sporting use is not reasonable. Banning guns because of the way they look or because the bearer is making a political or social statement or wishes to engage in sporting events that appear to be similar to police or military training is not reasonable. Impeach Obama. Viva la revolucion.

The debate on gun control lately has been going like this: Liberals propose various restrictions on allowable firearms, acceptable owners and approved ammunition. Conservatives exclaim, "Second Amendment!" And the debate, at least in the mind of the latter group, is over.

The Second Amendment, they believe, is not just one important provision of our basic government document. It's the first and last word on the subject of firearms.

Viewing the proposals offered since the Sandy Hook massacre, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., concludes the supporters intend "to completely GUT our Second Amendment rights." The Utah Sheriffs' Association warned President Barack...