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Obama to Use Executive Order on Gun Control

trapper1527 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 6:02 PM
Very RIGHT leaning Supreme Court Justice Scalia wrote; "Like most rights, the right secured by the Second Amendment is not unlimited. From Blackstone through the 19th-century cases, commentators and courts routinely explained that the right was not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose. Nothing in our opinion should be taken to cast doubt on longstanding prohibitions on the possession of firearms by felons and the mentally ill, or laws forbidding the carrying of firearms in sensitive places such as schools and government buildings, or laws imposing conditions and qualifications on the commercial sale of arms."
3204 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 7:22 PM


The stupid is verrrry strong in this Dolt!
Tinsldr2 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 6:38 PM
Is anyone saying Felons and Crazy people should have guns?

What he said plainly in that same decision (the Heller case) was that people had an individual right to own firearms and that right can not be denied.

So yes they can make laws that Felons and crazies can't buy guns. We have those laws now.....

WHy does anyone thing MORE laws will work?

Vice President Joe Biden is meeting with victims of gun violence today. Speaking with reporters beforehand, Biden said President Obama may use an executive order to push through more gun control and Second Amendment restrictions. More from the Weekly Standard.

"The president is going to act," said Biden, giving some comments to the press before a meeting with victims of gun violence. "There are executives orders, there's executive action that can be taken. We haven't decided what that is yet. But we're compiling it all with the help of the attorney general and the rest of...