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Rumble on the Hill: Groups Square Off About How to End Gun Violence

Michael3116 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 9:44 AM
a specious argument as the intent of the framers in their own words to maintain a technical parity between the citizen and the small professional army for two reasons to augment the military in the case of foreign invasion and to stand as a superior force in the case of a government out of control.

Wednesday on Capitol Hill the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a public hearing about what America "should do to end gun violence." Pro-gun and and anti-gun advocates will testify before the committee. Witnesses include National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre, Independent Women's Forum Senior Fellow and Attorney Gayle Trotter, Baltimore Police Chief James Johnson, the husband of Gabrielle Giffords Captain Mark Kelly and Denver University Professor David Kopel.

LaPierre released his opening statement to the committee Tuesday afternoon, calling on Congress to stop blaming gun owners for violence, will focus on promoting gun safety programs the...