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American Thinker, by Karl Spence

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Posted By:magnante, 2/27/2013 9:27:47 AM

"While liberals pursue their impossible dream of eliminating murder weapons, we should be setting about the very practical, effectual, and constitutional task of eliminating murderers." (snip) tie the left´s relentless campaigns for gun control and against the death penalty together as twin threats to both the liberty and the safety of the American people. Then fight on both fronts simultaneously. Argue not only that gun control is worse than useless in solving the problem of criminal violence, but that capital punishment can be exactly the "commonsense solution" to that problem

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: OdinsAcolyte, 2/27/2013 10:52:27 AM     (No. 9198865)

Reign in the forces of Government!
If they will not then we must!
Buy more guns...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: tisHimself, 2/27/2013 10:54:36 AM     (No. 9198870)

An amendment to expect originalism from those entrusted with interpretting the Constitution?

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