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The War Between the Amendments

bigdawgworking Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 8:42 AM
In the course of history, successful societies defend their children. Newtown children and their teacers were defenseless. Let us lay the blame where it belongs: on liberals who demand --- repeat, demand -- that children be defenseless. What kind of monsters are liberals?
Seawolf Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 9:15 AM
The kind that murder children on the day of their birth and then push for laws that deny those that survive any care so that they die bloody and alone in a trash bucket. Then they elect the man that pushed that law president of their country....any wonder we despise them?
Earl29 Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 8:54 AM

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...