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The Complex Truth About the Second Amendment

alogolf Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 11:41 AM
After reading the article from Steve Chapman, I think he does not understand the 2nd amendment. In his view, if Obama could stack the Supreme Court with his dream team liberals, and they should decide that "We the People" should not be allowed to possess any firearm, except a musket gun, than I believe that Chapman would go along with such a law..... It appears that we, as Americans who believe that the Birthright of Liberty is something that needs to be zealously guarded and protected, will have to carry an historic burden of responsibility if Liberty is to survive in the country. If we slack in the duty of protecting our birthright it will be lost forever. Does anyone want this to happen?? I pray not!!

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...