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The War Between the Amendments

pepnm Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 6:53 AM
When the second amendment is weakened, so is the first amendment. Obama, Pelosi, Reid, and all those in the Socialist camp, which includes most University Professors, Hollywood, Pravda(MSM), TV shows, Federal Judges, etc. no they cannot reach their desired level of being our Masters until they get rid of the 2nd amendment, followed by the first.
Gilchrist Wrote: Jan 17, 2013 8:03 AM
I'll repeat an earlier observation -- prior restraint is no more appropriate to the Second Amendment than the First.

The horrific Newtown, Conn., mass shooting has unleashed a frenzy to pass new gun-control legislation. But the war over restricting firearms is not just between liberals and conservatives; it also pits the first two amendments to the U.S. Constitution against each other.

Apparently, in the sequential thinking of James Madison and the Founding Fathers, the right to free expression and the guarantee to own arms were the two most important personal liberties. But now these two cherished rights seem to be at odds with each other and have caused bitter exchanges between interpreters of the Constitution.

Many liberals believe there is...