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Why I Support the Second Amendment -- and Democrats Should Too

The Liberal Mind vs Facts Wrote: Apr 04, 2013 12:25 PM
True actually. Stats are wonderful to finagle when trying to make a point like the non-profit you are quoting but Alaska had a grand total of 36 murders in 2011 and Wyoming only 9. Based on their population as a state that is not so bad. Chicago which has roughly the same pop as Wyoming had over 500 murders last year alone and it is one of those liberal "civilized" places you are so keen on. NYC which has more population than both those states had 4 times the murders. Another civilized no gun place.

As Congress prepares to consider new gun control legislation, I stand firmly against any attempt to restrict the constitutional rights of responsible, law-abiding gun owners. As a concealed weapons permit holder, I value the freedom to exercise my Second Amendment right as protected by the Constitution and in accordance with gun laws designed to promote safe, responsible use. The right to bear arms is a unique and fundamental aspect of American liberty because, when exercised responsibly and in accordance with the laws in place, it makes our families and our property safer.

Last week, I announced I would join efforts to...