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Obama and Gun Control

hmiller Wrote: Feb 04, 2013 11:44 AM
Why were machine guns banned? They're great fun to shoot - specially the ring mount 50's. Then there's the recoiless rifle - ever see that 'gun' fire at a target a mile away? Is the Federal Government authorized to conduct an all out gun grab? Even without a 2nd. Amendment. See anything remotely like such an authority in the liberal Constitution?

Difficulty in getting change in our country is an ongoing source of frustration. Particularly when we have huge problems facing us as we do today.

But the founders knew what they were doing setting up the checks and balances of our constitutional republic. The delicate arrangement we call freedom should never submit with ease to a charismatic demagogue or to an emotion filled crisis.

The current push for gun control is case and point. It is at a time like this that we should be grateful that changing our laws is hard to do.

Every normal and decent American wants to...