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Response to white_wolf (Reply #42)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 01:31 PM

43. Seems like RKBA is an excellent issue to discuss "rights" because it has divided and polarized

 

society more than most things, IMO even more than abortion.

If individuals do not have a right to keep and bear arms for self-defense, where right means preexisted our Constitution and in no way dependent upon it, then aren't all rights enumerated in the BOR just privileges granted by the federal government?

If so, then forget about unenumerated rights protected by the Ninth and powers retained by the people and states in the Tenth.

When that happens, Abraham Lincoln's dream of a people's government will have perished.

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