Interesting proposal to address the increase in gun violence.
First off, I am not going to make an argument against the 2nd Amendment by analyzing the opinions and ideas of the founders. They lived in another world with another set of realities that do not apply directly to the situation today in a nation of 1/3 of a billion people. We need to divorce ourselves from the idea that we must justify contemporary ideas on civil rights and societal reform by couching it in self-satisfying quotations and references to men who would wet their pants if they saw an AR-15 in action.
In case you missed the context:
Cliven Bundy, a cattle rancher from Nevada who does not recognize the existance of the US Federal government, brought a bunch of armed milita members and “sovereign citizen” activists to support his “right” to pillage & destroy public land for his profit without compensating YOU. Mr. Bundy has been illegally grazing…
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Great post and thought provoking! Make the suggestion to our gov’t officials…
I reflagged this post from another blogger,http://lennemi.wordpress.com/2014/04/15/repeal-and-replace-the-2nd-amendment/. In case you want to visit his blog, I sent you his web address. I so agreed with what he had to say, that I wanted to share with my followers.