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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

MadTexan Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:35 AM
You need to review U.S. v Miller (1939), the Federalist Papers, and the debates on the Constitution for starters. Rosa Parks didn't NEED to sit at the front of the bus either.
tkdblk Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 11:03 AM
"U.S. v Miller (1939), the Federalist Papers, and the debates on the Constitution"

These are never irrelevant except to a member of the political species.
MadTexan Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:57 AM
Yes, you're right, 'need' is irrelevant and your opinion of what 'need' there is has no bearing on the rest of a free people.

BHO1-Deal w/it TBAGRZ! Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 10:39 AM
That's all well and good, but irrelevant as far as here-and-now goes.

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...