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The Complex Truth About the Second Amendment

southernfortyfive Wrote: Feb 14, 2013 7:22 PM
They probably suspect an uprising when the government can not pay the citizens their entitlements as promised before the election. It is going to be bad if that happens. Hope it does not. Bad for the Country. The Civil War was a tragedy.

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...