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The War Between the Amendments

alexandercarlyle Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 1:37 PM
everybody please, PLEASE, keep you eye on the ball...2nd ammendment is their so that if the government becomes oppressive , the people have the ability to ake back their country, by force if neccessary. if the standing militia becomes gunless they become powerless and tyranny rules! everbody please foward this and lets get this to the real issue.
OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 1:56 PM
Idahoser Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 4:00 PM
apparently not, since committing suicide by tyrant appears to be where we're headed.

The horrific Newtown, Conn., mass shooting has unleashed a frenzy to pass new gun-control legislation. But the war over restricting firearms is not just between liberals and conservatives; it also pits the first two amendments to the U.S. Constitution against each other.

Apparently, in the sequential thinking of James Madison and the Founding Fathers, the right to free expression and the guarantee to own arms were the two most important personal liberties. But now these two cherished rights seem to be at odds with each other and have caused bitter exchanges between interpreters of the Constitution.

Many liberals believe there is...