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Why I Support the Second Amendment -- and Democrats Should Too

LastStand Wrote: Apr 04, 2013 5:09 PM
"Ever heard of ammonium nitrate" Ever heard of a cruise missile? How about chemical or biological weapons? Think they wouldn't resort to that if it was the only way to take care of the "rednecks" you speak of and maintain power? Did Stalin, Pol Pot or Hitler blink an eye? And who would condemn them if they did? The U.N.???????

As Congress prepares to consider new gun control legislation, I stand firmly against any attempt to restrict the constitutional rights of responsible, law-abiding gun owners. As a concealed weapons permit holder, I value the freedom to exercise my Second Amendment right as protected by the Constitution and in accordance with gun laws designed to promote safe, responsible use. The right to bear arms is a unique and fundamental aspect of American liberty because, when exercised responsibly and in accordance with the laws in place, it makes our families and our property safer.

Last week, I announced I would join efforts to...