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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

Mitchell73 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 3:03 PM
Corrected post: Why do we on the Right always argue defensively ... i.e. from a position of weakness? The Left proclaimed early that "if one child's life were saved by increased gun control, then that justifies the additional control". That logic is flawed. Example ... Let's give them that maybe 100 children lives might be saved. Then let's ask if the additional controls cause a few thousand deaths of defenseless people (including children), would they still advocate for additional gun controls. When, as expected, the Lefties diss the notion of the increased deaths, we could/should simply say "prove it". Let's put the monkey on their backs for a change. Let's remember that "offense is the best defense".

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...