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Another Honest Liberal Writes about Gun Ownership and Second Amendment Rights

rficara Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 12:25 PM
You are just that simple-minded. Franklin and Jefferson were engineers among other things and understood the progression of the hand cannon 1300AD, to the firelock, the matchlock (think 3 Musketeers), the wheel lock, the shaphance and then the flintlock. Some lived to see the percussion lock. BTW, we had BREECH LOADING rifles in the Revolution on the British side invented by Maj. Ferguson. If you want the tech argument then the 1st Amendment only applies to hand cranked presses not TV,Radio, Cable or Internet. Bite me!! Ray from Bloombergia NRA Life

Late last year, I shared a very powerful article by an admitted liberal who concluded that gun control was impractical and illogical.

Now I want to share a New York Times column from another leftist. Justin Cronin also supports the right of gun ownership, but he offers a more personal reason for his support of the Second Amendment.

Here are some of the key excerpts from his column.

I am a New England liberal, born and bred. I have lived most of my life in the Northeast — Boston, New York and Philadelphia — and my politics are devoutly...

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