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Universal Background Checks and Physician Reporting Are Just Plain Frightening

fedupwithidiots Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 2:24 PM
THE FIRST CLAUSE OF THE 2ND AMENDMENT WHERE IT REFERS TO A FREE STATE; COULD IT BE REFERRING TO A "FREE" TRADITIONAL AND GOD FEARING STATE AS OPPOSED TO A "TYRANNICAL" SOCIALIST LEANING, CONSTITUTIONAL STOMPING ATATE AS IT SEEMS THIS COUNTRY IS BECOMING?? IF THAT IS THE MEANING OF THE FIRST CLAUSE, THEN THE 2ND AMENDMENT ALLOWS THE CITIZENS TO AQUIRE THE SAME WEAPON SYSTEMS AS THE TYRANTS POSSESS. BACK WHEN THE BILL OF RIGHTS WAS WRITTEN THE CITIZENS USED THE SAME WEAPONS, (THEIR OWN), AS THE ARMY. CASE CLOSED. I WANT A TANK AND A MINIGUN.....NO KIDDING!!

For years now, we've heard from all types, ranging from the "over-informed" to the just plain ignorant, claiming that under President Obama the nation isn't just moving towards "socialism," but rather in a direction in which liberty truly disappears quickly and tyranny creeps in and takes its place.

But even for those who may have been primarily fiscal conservatives and who otherwise believed social policy should lean toward a "mind your own business" approach, several of the gun-control proposals coming from President Obama likely came as a shock.

I don't even want to get into what qualifies as...