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The Complex Truth About the Second Amendment

USNbubblehead Wrote: Feb 15, 2013 2:13 PM
Not true. Automatic weapons ARE legal. You need to pay a tremendous tax on them is all and the ATF checks on you once in the while to make sure the weapon is accounted for. Ted Nugent has a fully automatic M-60 which he shoots on his own range in Texas.

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...