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The 2nd Amendment Is What
Makes The Other Nine Possible

Forbes, by Bill Flax

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Posted By:StormCnter, 1/17/2013 5:48:44 AM

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. – Second Amendment As debates over firearms simmer and President Obama mulls sweeping firearm restrictions via executive orders,, media personalities like Piers Morgan dismiss guests defending gun rights with contempt. You’d think resistance to disarmament amounts to culpability for the Sandy Hook slaughter. Yet, as John Lott’s bestseller, More Guns, Less Crime, highlights crime rates have tumbled while gun ownership has soared, including permits to carry concealed weapons.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/17/2013 6:08:18 AM     (No. 9121592)

It´s really laughable how lberals ignore real science like statistics.You could show them until you´re blue in the face that concealed carried areas have less crime but they can contort things like this with ludicrous theories.

For example crime in these CC areas aren´t lower because of guns,it´s because white oppressors have no reason to rob other people. In high crime areas,it´s a result of poverty that increases crime rates.The truth is poverty areas are flooded with government dollars every month but instead of starting a business or saving money as a way out the money goes down the black hole of drugs,booze and lottery tickets.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: chumley, 1/17/2013 8:03:42 AM     (No. 9121677)

It is interesting that the lefties seem to pin their ideas of freedom on a benevolent dictator, and the belief that all future dictators will be benevolent. They seem to think we will always have rights because the government will always allow it. They ignore the fact that we have far fewer rights than we did a hundred years ago precisely because the government decided not to allow it.
At some point it will become unreasonable. What then? Vote? What happens when voter fraud is so rampant voting doesn´t work any more? What happens when most voters care more about free stuff than free people? What happens when the courts can´t be counted on to rule in favor of freedom?
In the countries the left so admires, the citizens have no recourse but to accept the chains of slavery as they are gradually applied.
Last week we reminded the Marxists in DC that it is different here. We DO have a recourse that is outside their direct control. At least for now.
It is too early to click the safety back on, but we may have bought ourselves a little breathing room.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Axeman, 1/17/2013 9:33:52 AM     (No. 9121837)

In the 18th century the word "regulated" did not mean "controlled". It meant "set or prepared for the task".
Rhetorical question: What kind of arms are needed to set or prepare a militia for it´s task?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: kenecarroll, 1/17/2013 9:41:43 AM     (No. 9121848)

I´d rather die standing on my feet protecting MY GOD given rights. Than to live cowering on my knees wondering what this government will want to do with my life next.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/17/2013 10:20:31 AM     (No. 9121907)

The Federalist Papers give a wonderful feel for what the Founding Fathers´ intentions were in choosing the words for the Bill of Rights.
They must be read along with the Bill of Rights to bust the liberals´ arguments wide open.
The Founders wanted to protect future generations from Tyranny.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: JustCause, 1/17/2013 4:17:46 PM     (No. 9122698)

If Gun Control worked - the City of Chicago would be the safest city in the USA.

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