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The Complex Truth About the Second Amendment

realjd Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 12:38 PM
Limits on "assault weapons" will lead to bans on handguns? No way. We are already at this point of even discussing this, so, you tell me this will not lead to anything else. YOU CHAPMAN are a moron if you think i believe that. 2nd amendment shall not be infringed. You apparently want to twist and devour our constitution. To me, you are non American. I am ashamed i fought during NAM for our country, fought for what, to have my rights taken. HELL NO. MOLON LABE!!

The debate on gun control lately has been going like this: Liberals propose various restrictions on allowable firearms, acceptable owners and approved ammunition. Conservatives exclaim, "Second Amendment!" And the debate, at least in the mind of the latter group, is over.

The Second Amendment, they believe, is not just one important provision of our basic government document. It's the first and last word on the subject of firearms.

Viewing the proposals offered since the Sandy Hook massacre, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., concludes the supporters intend "to completely GUT our Second Amendment rights." The Utah Sheriffs' Association warned President Barack...