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Obama: I Do Skeet Shooting "All the Time"

Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 11:39 AM
the Second Amendment of the Constitution is NOT ABOUT hunting or sporting. semi-auto,magazine-fed rifles such as the AR-15 and AK-47 are today's modern MILITIA weapons,and thus should be the most protected of firearms under the Second Amendment. Militiamen were expected to appear for muster bearing arms and ammo similar to and compatible with what the Regular military had in use AT THAT TIME. Since we "compromised" and restricted ownership of full-auto,true assault rifles,that leaves the semi-auto versions for civilian militia use.
Jay Wye Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 11:41 AM
In US v Miller,SCOTUS asked if a short-barreled shotgun was a weapon that a militia would commonly use,implying that arms protected by the 2nd Amendment were arms a militia would use. AR-15's,M-16's and AK-47s would be ordinary militia arms,and "hi-capacity magazines" also would be protected.

the NRA is FAILING MISERABLY at education the public about this.(and other pro-gun orgs,too.

This is a KEY to stopping the "assault weapon ban".
We MUST MAKE CERTAIN that Congress KNOWS such a law is unconstitutional.

Surprise! President Obama completely understands how gun owners in rural America feel and he’s on their side, or something. 

President Obama says he regularly skeet shoots at Camp David and called on gun-control proponents to “do a little more listening” to gun owners in the national debate over firearms.

In an interview with The New Republic posted on Sunday Obama said that he and guests “do skeet shooting all the time” at the presidential retreat and said he understood why many rural voters were protective of their gun-ownership rights.

“Not the girls, but oftentimes guests of mine go...

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