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Response to Alva Goldbook (Reply #41)

Fri Apr 26, 2013, 03:11 PM

47. About the constitutional scholar thing.

Here's the point. You may have noticed that nobody brought up any constitutional objections to universal background checks, not even the NRA or anyone in the GOP.

And this is not because the NRA is shy about saying crazy stupid things. Nor is it because the GOP is shy about calling things unconstitutional. You have to think that if there were any question at all about the constitutionality of the bill, then there would have been hordes of Republicans on TV talking about how this was a violation of states' rights. Like you had with, say, Obamacare.

But you didn't.

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