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The Complex Truth About the Second Amendment

Ronald494 Wrote: Feb 16, 2013 5:36 PM
"An assault weapons ban? Volokh suspects this law would be upheld mainly because it's so ineffectual. Outlawing certain guns that might be used for self-defense is probably OK because many other virtually identical weapons would remain legal" This is so absurd that it does not rise to the level of argument. Saying that it is legal since it fails to be consistent in definition is ridiculous. It is either wrong or can be amended to correct the inconsistency based on its first instance. Where do these bozos learn law or even logic?

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...