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#7124731 - 03/27/18 12:45 PM Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment.................
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John Paul Stevens: Repeal the Second Amendment


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Rarely in my lifetime have I seen the type of civic engagement schoolchildren and their supporters demonstrated in Washington and other major cities throughout the country this past Saturday. These demonstrations demand our respect. They reveal the broad public support for legislation to minimize the risk of mass killings of schoolchildren and others in our society.

That support is a clear sign to lawmakers to enact legislation prohibiting civilian ownership of semiautomatic weapons, increasing the minimum age to buy a gun from 18 to 21 years old, and establishing more comprehensive background checks on all purchasers of firearms. But the demonstrators should seek more effective and more lasting reform. They should demand a repeal of the Second Amendment.

Concern that a national standing army might pose a threat to the security of the separate states led to the adoption of that amendment, which provides that “a well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” Today that concern is a relic of the 18th century.

For over 200 years after the adoption of the Second Amendment, it was uniformly understood as not placing any limit on either federal or state authority to enact gun control legislation. In 1939 the Supreme Court unanimously held that Congress could prohibit the possession of a sawed-off shotgun because that weapon had no reasonable relation to the preservation or efficiency of a “well regulated militia.”

While I have no issue with reasonable weapons kept in the house for self defense or hunting, I agree with Justice Stevens. The second..............


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#7124744 - 03/27/18 12:58 PM Re: Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment................. [Re: Tbar]
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He just created what is sure to boost NRA membership.

We can only hope there becomes an need to replace certain SCOTUS members before another Democrat takes over the White House.
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#7125158 - 03/27/18 07:05 PM Re: Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment................. [Re: Tbar]
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It is man the killer, not a material thing such as a gun, knife, saw or say a pencil. Why do some not understand?


Edited by Wilhunt (03/27/18 07:06 PM)
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#7125208 - 03/27/18 07:40 PM Re: Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment................. [Re: Tbar]
krmitchell Offline
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Registered: 02/11/13
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Just once again proves that democrats have no desire to control guns, they just want to outright ban them. At least this one came right out and said it instead of trying to lie about it.

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#7125220 - 03/27/18 07:51 PM Re: Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment................. [Re: Tbar]
rogerh Offline
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He has been retired for years. I'ts hard for me to understand why people can't see the reality.

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#7125453 - 03/28/18 06:31 AM Re: Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment................. [Re: Tbar]
RedRanger Offline
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Good Luck with that

The votes alone in congress and by the states would make it almost impossible

It is part of the Bill of Right and first 10 amendments



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#7128172 - 03/30/18 04:25 PM Re: Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment................. [Re: Wilhunt]
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Originally Posted By: Wilhunt
It is man the killer, not a material thing such as a gun, knife, saw or say a pencil. Why do some not understand?

Because their agenda is to disarm you so that they may control you......

Originally Posted By: Gravytrain
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#7128568 - 03/30/18 11:49 PM Re: Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment................. [Re: Tbar]
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These fancy type people who post signage on the book of faces saying we will come and take it from your cold dead fingers are funny. You and who Mfer...
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#7128634 - 03/31/18 06:44 AM Re: Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment................. [Re: 2Beez]
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Originally Posted By: 2Beez
These fancy type people who post signage on the book of faces saying we will come and take it from your cold dead fingers are funny. You and who Mfer...
rofl
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#7133325 - 04/05/18 10:05 AM Re: Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment................. [Re: 2Beez]
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Originally Posted By: 2Beez
These fancy type people who post signage on the book of faces saying we will come and take it from your cold dead fingers are funny. You and who Mfer...


Damn right Beez!
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#7134982 - 04/07/18 08:13 AM Re: Supreme Court Justice Lays Out Plan To Eliminate The 2nd Amendment................. [Re: Tbar]
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Loc: Huntsville, AL
Three SC state legislators introduced a bill in the SC house, that allows South Carolina to secede if the federal government attempts to confiscate legally purchased weapons.
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