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Why the 2nd Amendment

Bobgood1 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 7:10 PM
The armed citizens of this country is why we have never been invaded by a standing army. Now Al Sharpton wants to ban knives. And so it goes, Next it will be refrigerators to crush people.. If someone wants to harm an individual or group, they will find some method to do so.
Joseph64 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 5:42 PM
Yamamoto said that any invasion of the USA would be doomed to fail because there would be a rifleman behind every tree and blade of grass.
1Falcon1 Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 3:17 PM
Conservative abroad Wrote: Jan 03, 2013 12:12 AM
You've got a point but I think 2 Oceans helped a lot.
Colonialgirl Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:20 PM
BAN AL SHARPTON as being dangerous to freedom and truth.
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings, said: "The British are not coming. ... We don't need all these guns to kill people." Lewis' vision, shared by many, represents a gross ignorance of why the framers of the Constitution gave us the Second Amendment. How about a few quotes from the period and you decide whether our Founding Fathers harbored a fear of foreign tyrants.

Alexander Hamilton: "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed," adding later, "If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is...