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The War Between the Amendments

Harrison Bergeron Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 11:34 AM
Excellent point, Mr. Hansen, but you glossed over the one article of the 1st amendment that could REALLY use some restrictions -- the so-called "free" press, which in our day has degenerated into the Dumbocrat Party's mouthpiece to promote every evil deed under the sun. Just as Madison never imagined the AR-15, he also never imagined round-the-clock TV press coverage blaring the name of the defective twit who would kill 20 children JUST TO MAKE SURE HIS NAME WAS REMEMBERED! Madison never imagined a press so evil as to oblige and exploit the twit for their own political purposes. We don't need gun control, we need PRESS CONTROL.
Seawolf Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 11:37 AM
When they do this, they encourage other lunatics to become copycats.

The horrific Newtown, Conn., mass shooting has unleashed a frenzy to pass new gun-control legislation. But the war over restricting firearms is not just between liberals and conservatives; it also pits the first two amendments to the U.S. Constitution against each other.

Apparently, in the sequential thinking of James Madison and the Founding Fathers, the right to free expression and the guarantee to own arms were the two most important personal liberties. But now these two cherished rights seem to be at odds with each other and have caused bitter exchanges between interpreters of the Constitution.

Many liberals believe there is...