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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

Gene222 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 8:43 PM
Andrew Jackson did some of his own nullification when he refused to enforce the Supreme Court decision regarding the rights of the five civilized tribes and set the stage for the disgraceful Trail of Tears episodes. His role in exaggerating state's rights over Federal commitments by treaty probably set our compass directly to entrenched slavery, seccession and the civil war. To hell with Jackson.

You have to give progressives credit. They’re nothing if not thorough. When an opportunity to limit the Second Amendment presented itself in the Sandy Hook massacre, regardless how tasteless it was to exploit that opportunity, they went full bore toward their goal.

Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., introduced sweeping so-called “assault weapons” ban legislation this week that would place unprecedented restrictions on individuals’ rights to own, use, sell and even pass along already owned firearms to family members. But given where things stand now in the polls and political atmosphere, that legislation will go nowhere.

But the Constitution and the...