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The Complex Truth About the Second Amendment

Sid14 Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 11:38 PM
This article is so full of bull it must have been written by a lawyer, or a liberal academic. First, the second amendment is not a grant of privilege under government, but a fundamental right PROTECTED under the second amendment so the "wording" is irrelevant. Permits (especially to exercise a fundamental right) are a manifestation of maritime (martial) law) enacted under "emergency rule" and have no place in a free society under common law. This article appears to be an attempt to justify attacks on our rights on "logical" grounds. Lawyers have been trying for decades to "redefine away" our rights through distortion and confusion of language. As for the second amendment "forbidding" anything, it only forbids GOVERNMENT INTERFERENCE.

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...