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Even An Atrocity Does Not Justify Destroying The Bill Of Rights

Reginald10 Wrote: Dec 22, 2012 8:12 PM
Our banks have armed guards. Our schools are "gun-free zones". Which do we value more, our money or our children?

The murder of 20 innocent children and 7 adults in Newtown, Connecticut, horrifies all Americans. President Obama eloquently expressed our collective feelings of “overwhelming grief” and our response to “hug our children a little tighter, and we’ll tell them that we love them, and we’ll remind each other how deeply we love one another.”

Progressives now are arguing for stricter gun control. America, however, is founded on the “consent of the governed.” Americans’ sympathy for gun control, when polled by Pew after the Aurora atrocity, was about equally split between the restrictionists and those favoring the protection of the...