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Democratic Platform Calls for More Gun Control, Omits Awkward Reference to “What Works in Chicago”

ccahir Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 4:55 PM
One more reason EVERY should be working very hard to get out the vote is the fact that IF Obama gets a second term -- he will appoint 2 Supreme Court Justices, placing the LIBERALS in the power seat. Forget the constitution at that point.
Steve276 Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 5:12 PM
Just imagine an Holder as a Supreme Court, or even Chief Justice in the Court. Add in a Valerie Jarret (sp?) for good measure. And there could be as many as four new appointments in the next four years.This fact has no meaning to moderate Democrats, who have no conception of what a heavily packed SCOTUS could do to the Country over the next couple of decades.
JasonCharleston Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 5:18 PM
I wish we got Orrin Hatch out of the senate. He's pretty much a rubber stamp to anyone who gets nominated.

While many were focused on the controversy of initially omitting God and Jerusalem in the Democratic platform, language that affirms the Obama administration’s ‘death by a thousand cuts’ strategy for the Second Amendment went largely unnoticed. This year’s platform relating to the Second Amendment reads:

We recognize that the individual right to bear arms is an important part of the American tradition, and we will preserve Americans’ Second Amendment right to own and use firearms. We believe that the right to own firearms is subject to reasonable regulation. We understand the terrible consequences of gun violence;...