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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

Mauk Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 11:46 AM
Because the Constitution guarantees the right of gun ownership, but does not guarantee gay marriage or smoking pot. Why is it so hard for liberals to understand that the Constitution is the law of the land? If you want to change the Constitution then go for it - elect representatives who agree with you and then they can try to pass an amendment to the Constitution. It's called following the rules. Your argument shows a lack of maturity, knowledge of how our government works, and understanding that your need for others to respect your desires is not an issue.

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.

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