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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

jimmyjames4 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 1:51 PM
Define Assault rifle, if you can, then google the Constitution, look under 2nd Amendment, it reads: A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of the free State, the right of the people to keep and bare arms, shall not be infringed. I can legally own a semi-automatic weapon, be it a pistol, shotgun, or rifle, whether it resembles a military or police weapon makes little difference.

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...