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Even An Atrocity Does Not Justify Destroying The Bill Of Rights

bloftman Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 12:46 PM
This should be a Connecticut problem, not a national problem. The original Bill of Rights only applied to the federal government. It was not until 2010 that the Supreme Court Nationalized it. Sending gun regulations to the states is the rightful remedy.
modernmover Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 9:35 PM
Had this been a school bus with the same amount of kids and adults killed on the freeway, would the left want to ban driving?
Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 6:55 PM
Every state or territory agrees to abide by the Constitution when they become part of the Union,and to hold it as the Supreme law of the land.
The Bill of Rights is to protect individuals rights.

The murder of 20 innocent children and 7 adults in Newtown, Connecticut, horrifies all Americans. President Obama eloquently expressed our collective feelings of “overwhelming grief” and our response to “hug our children a little tighter, and we’ll tell them that we love them, and we’ll remind each other how deeply we love one another.”

Progressives now are arguing for stricter gun control. America, however, is founded on the “consent of the governed.” Americans’ sympathy for gun control, when polled by Pew after the Aurora atrocity, was about equally split between the restrictionists and those favoring the protection of the...