DOJ Report: US Gun control is a failure

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Re: DOJ Report: US Gun control is a failure

Post by Lonestar » 2019-01-29 03:00pm

While I'm sure that was a concern in slave states, Vermont never had slavery and they started their Constitution with similar language.
"The rifle itself has no moral stature, since it has no will of its own. Naturally, it may be used by evil men for evil purposes, but there are more good men than evil, and while the latter cannot be persuaded to the path of righteousness by propaganda, they can certainly be corrected by good men with rifles."

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Re: DOJ Report: US Gun control is a failure

Post by The Romulan Republic » 2019-01-29 03:27pm

Doesn't surprise me.

But the point is that the 2nd. Amendment is all about waging war- it has nothing to do with crime or hunting.
"We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness"-The Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, 1776.

A promise never lived up to, but always to be aspired to.

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