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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

roadlesstraveledby Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 11:51 AM
"Our constitution is a living document open to new interpretation by each new generation. What was acceptable in 1790 is not in 2013...' Really? Fail.. I suggest you study a little Constitutional Law, and not from the same places our dear Misleader did, where they specialize in Constitutional sabotage. Your statement shows just what is wrong with people's understanding of the Constitution. It anchors the scale of Constitutional interpretation on the Activist, Instrumentalist side, without even acknowledging that there IS a scale, or the legitimacy of the viewpoints of anyone on the Originalist/Formalist side (or the other possibilities in between). Typical of the arrogance of lieberals; if you don't see things my way, you don't exist.

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...