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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

Optimista Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 2:09 PM
The framers created the constitution with a lot of deliberation and wisdom. They were true patriots and Americans. They understood the importance of each right and subsequent amendement. The second amendment is what it is, becuse it is needed to protect the first and the bill of rights. That is it, no further discussion or comment needs to be added. We better appriciate this document because there is nowhere on earth today, where it would or could it be recreated. Think about that for a while.

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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