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Gun Control Takes Center Stage

Madgorilla Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 11:31 AM
That shotgun case you talk about didn't have anything to do with the 2nd Amendment. And, it totally ignored the fact that the Army had the 1897 Winchester 12 ga. in its inventory at the time and that it was widely used during WWI. In addition, the Framers made no distinction about specific weapons when they debated and wrote the 2nd Amendment. You only have to read contemporaneous sources to know that, and there are tons of that stuff if you just do a little research.
hboring Wrote: Feb 03, 2013 10:08 PM
The defense did not even appear. The case was remanded, but the defendant died, as did the case.

The race to further the gun-control agenda in the wake of last month’s tragic shooting by a crazed gunman in Newtown, Connecticut is moving into high gear. The Grand Old Lady of Gun Control, California Senator Diane Feinstein, last week introduced a bill that not only seeks to reinstate the 1994 “Federal Assault Weapons Ban” (AWB), but goes far beyond the scope of the earlier law (which expired a decade later) in undermining Second Amendment protections for law abiding Americans.

Feinstein’s proposal specifically targets 157 modern sporting rifles -- or, as she almost gleefully refers to them, “assault weapons.” In...