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Barack Obama to Congress: Ban the Military Style Assault Weapons

alogolf Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 3:11 PM
Well regulated means-per the definition of the time-well trained and highly efficient with the use of arms that were owned by the individual members of the the militia. If the term "well regulated" means well regulated by the Federal Government, than this would have the effect of neutering the desired reason why the 2nd amendment was drafted. The founding framers of this nation new what they were doing when they added the 2nd amendment to the Bill of Rights....which is to ensure that the people would be the true ruling body in this nation.
Luscious Lars Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 3:29 PM
It would seem to be a rather futile exercise to put in place a Constitution with a Bill of Rights, spelling out that most of the power resides with the people or the state governments, but also have an amendment in the Bill of Rights that grants Congress the power to take away the peoples power to resist Congress. But then again, liberals are well known for their willingness to employ circular logic if they think it will advance their agenda.

Surrounded by children, President Obama announced new executive actions on gun control today at the White House and called on Congress to "restore a ban on military style assault weapons" because "weapons designed for the theater of war have no place in a movie theater."

"I intend to use whatever weight this office holds to make them a reality," Obama said. “The most important changes we can make will depend on Congressional action.”

In addition to calling for a ban on military style assault weapons, Obama demanded universal background checks and a ban on ammunition magazines holding more...