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State Gun Control Measures Badly Missing the Mark

None1257 Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 11:50 AM
The relevant question, that only each of us can answer is, when is our safety more important than someone else's freedom? Was Benjamin Franklin right when he said, they who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety?
Reginald10 Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 4:03 PM
I'm proud of my fellow Pennsylvanian!
Joesolis Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 12:00 PM
The residents of Chicago, IL have had their freedom and ability of self defense drastically curtailed with some of the toughest gun-control laws anywhere, yet live in one of the most violent cities in the country. Coincidence? I think not.
Earl29 Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 10:51 AM
He certainly wasn't wrong, None.

Despite two decisions, in 2008 and 2010, by the U.S. Supreme Court unequivocally affirming that the Second Amendment to the Constitution guarantees an individual right to keep and bear arms against infringement by the government, state legislatures continue to do just that – enact laws that significantly infringe this fundamental human right. This effort has accelerated since the Sandy Hook school shooting by a crazed gunman last December. Not surprisingly, New York led the way.

Within a month following the tragic mass shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, the New York legislature passed the “Secure Ammunition and...