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Why Republicans Are Poised To Lose The Second Amendment Battle

Zircon Wrote: Jan 27, 2013 9:47 AM
No they can't. The Defense Dept. can simply order them to produce goods and wea pons required for "public defense". DOD takes manufacturing priority all the time - I've witnessed it personally.

You have to give progressives credit. They’re nothing if not thorough. When an opportunity to limit the Second Amendment presented itself in the Sandy Hook massacre, regardless how tasteless it was to exploit that opportunity, they went full bore toward their goal.

Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., introduced sweeping so-called “assault weapons” ban legislation this week that would place unprecedented restrictions on individuals’ rights to own, use, sell and even pass along already owned firearms to family members. But given where things stand now in the polls and political atmosphere, that legislation will go nowhere.

But the Constitution and the...