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Who Cares What the Majority Wants on Guns?

wolfasawolf Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 8:48 PM
It's always amazing to me to listen to the left whine and moan when the "majority" is ignored for any reason: except their own. California, majority vote to not allow gay marriage, off to court we go. Why is that majority any different than some other majorities? Cause it's what THEY want. Liberal/progressive /Marxists see themselves as the final arbiter in all things. Who decides if AR-15 s are constitutional ? They believe they should be the final word. What size cold drink can I have with my Burger? They'll decide. Abortion? their decision. See a pattern? You decide!
wolfasawolf Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 9:10 PM
That's why this is not a democracy. The founders recognized that democracies eventually destroy themselves with the "Tyranny of the Majority"
SpiritInterface Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 9:02 PM
Wolf don't forget prop 187 (the save our state) initiative that a majority voted for and was struck down.
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