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The Complex Truth About the Second Amendment

Baldur Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 4:14 PM
"A law mandating the mere registration of all guns...no more objectionable than...a permit for a parade"...Really? Ask "subjects" of the UK, Canada and Australia how unobjectionable registration is, now that their guns have been confiscated. Mr. Chapman, we are citizens, not subjects, and we also understand just how reasonable the wolf can seem to be, while he is clothed in sheepskin.
Ronald494 Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 6:03 PM
Excellent analogy and statement of the slippery slope argument. One difficulty we have on the registration subject right now is that in carrying out the NICS, the gun purchase record is subject to review by the BATF. (stated in the FFL license requirement) Obama has already called for sharing data among agencies ie the BATF,FBI, DHS etc. We are already essentially registered.

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...