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Even An Atrocity Does Not Justify Destroying The Bill Of Rights

Mick135 Wrote: Dec 19, 2012 7:21 PM
Review the home page of "Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ornership" for a short review of 20th Century gun control and how that's worked out. Not pretty.

The murder of 20 innocent children and 7 adults in Newtown, Connecticut, horrifies all Americans. President Obama eloquently expressed our collective feelings of “overwhelming grief” and our response to “hug our children a little tighter, and we’ll tell them that we love them, and we’ll remind each other how deeply we love one another.”

Progressives now are arguing for stricter gun control. America, however, is founded on the “consent of the governed.” Americans’ sympathy for gun control, when polled by Pew after the Aurora atrocity, was about equally split between the restrictionists and those favoring the protection of the...