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The Most Important Amendment

3129 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 10:26 AM
Items of large military ordnance, like cannons, mortars, and machine guns, must be registered with the federal government, but can be legally owned. So far, no legally registered machine gun or cannon has ever been used in the commission of a crime. Viva la revolucion.

We all know the term "The Bill of Rights" which are the first 10 amendments to the U.S. Constitution although few of us (including me) could name them.

Hint: None of them start "Thou shalt not …" Rather they tend to start "The Government (or Congress) shalt not …" Keep that in mind.

The First Amendment is a catch-all of rights upon which the Congress may not trample: It protects an individual's freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press, as well as the right to assemble and to petition the government.

The American press...

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