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Deciphering How Statists Think about Gun Control

John1324 Wrote: Sep 10, 2012 4:36 PM
I agree with the rest of your statement but not the first sentence: "I have read the Second Ammendment numerous times and no where did I find the words if, or, with a permit, no full automatics." The argument the something not being mentioned in the Constitution not being allowed is valid for restraining Government, since that is the purpose of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, but it is an invalid argument for limiting the rights of "We the people...". Just to show you how silly your argument is... You can't have a car, pasteurized milk, an airplane or anything else not mentioned in the Constitution or added by Amendment since 1789.

Even though I don’t own that many guns, I’m an unyielding supporter of the 2nd Amendment. Indeed, I use gun control as a quick and simple of way of deciding whether politicians meet minimum standards of acceptability.

I’m not a single-issue voter, though, since politicians have to pass a number of tests (unwavering opposition to tax hikes, support for entitlement reform, etc) before receiving the Dan Mitchell Seal of Approval. I guess this is why 99 percent of them fail.

But I’m digressing. Back to the topic at hand, my support for private gun ownership and constitutional freedoms has...

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