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Why the 2nd Amendment

tibby2 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 9:21 AM
What gun control advocates refuse to get is that with a quarter of a billion guns in the hands of the citizenry why isn't there more blood in the streets? Real gun control begins in the hands of free citizens. Therein lies the problem. A basic tenet of the collectivist is that they do not believe in the citizens and many are duped into this ideology by "reasonable" measures for gun control. Would-be tyrants always use "reasonable" sounding arguments to gain power. If you do not agree then you are incapable of understanding history.
dcopeland Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:10 AM
Japan did NOT attack the 48 states because of the armed citizens.
CVN65 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 10:43 AM
" a gun behind every blade of grass"
gary395 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 9:32 AM
A-men', according to the rhinos & democRATS, the only people qualified to have ARMS are all the Bandits, gangsters, & outlaws of the United States, Mexico, & the Middle East.
Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., in the wake of the Newtown, Conn., shootings, said: "The British are not coming. ... We don't need all these guns to kill people." Lewis' vision, shared by many, represents a gross ignorance of why the framers of the Constitution gave us the Second Amendment. How about a few quotes from the period and you decide whether our Founding Fathers harbored a fear of foreign tyrants.

Alexander Hamilton: "The best we can hope for concerning the people at large is that they be properly armed," adding later, "If the representatives of the people betray their constituents, there is...