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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

pbob785 Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 3:08 PM
There simply is NO such thing as an 'assault rifle'. This is merely obfuscation to instill fear into the hearts of low-knowledge people and other hysterical chicken-littles. Guns are made for one thing only; delivering death. They are intended for self-defense, for hunting, target shooting and for war, if needed. If you are attacked by an assailant, it matters not whether he is using a gun, or knife, or bazooka, or an IED. The question we are faced with is, "Are we allowed to defend ourselves if attacked?" Our Constitution says that we are. Liberals and ALL tyrants say we aren't. Who are you going to believe? What we must do is, somehow, insure that no mentally deranged persons get their hands on guns. Just as with drugs, laws are imperfect

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...