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The Complex Truth About the Second Amendment

ABN-RGR Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 10:37 AM
You are correct and the so-called author of this article needs to learn how to read a simple document like the US Constitution. It doens't need to be overthought, just read along with the Declaration and the founders writings and references to understand they meant exactly what they said, as phrased in the context of their times. These self-identified intellectual authors that spout drivel like this article are what should be regulated - not our firearms.

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...