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nichomachus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Oct-10-11 04:48 PM
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9. Right, because so many of that paper's readers are constitutional scholars
Pffft. Stupid poll.
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  -USAToday poll, Does the Second Amendment give individuals the right to bear arms? GreenStormCloud  Oct-10-11 03:18 PM   #0 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Oct-10-11 03:20 PM   #1 
  - the real question  mitchtv   Oct-10-11 03:21 PM   #2 
  - Very few claim that it does.  GreenStormCloud   Oct-10-11 03:24 PM   #4 
  - I'd, definitely,say no.  demosincebirth   Oct-10-11 03:25 PM   #5 
  - The Second does not "confer a right," it recognizes a right...  SteveM   Oct-10-11 03:30 PM   #8 
  - A few radicals do believe that...  redgiant   Oct-12-11 08:25 PM   #23 
  - DU this poll  ileus   Oct-10-11 03:22 PM   # 
  - Glad to see the numbers, but I quibble with "give individuals"...  SteveM   Oct-10-11 03:22 PM   #3 
  - Agreed. Should have been "Does the Second Amendment protect an individual right to bear arms?"  Kennah   Oct-10-11 03:28 PM   #6 
     - Agreed. N/T  GreenStormCloud   Oct-10-11 06:28 PM   #12 
  - 97% Yes 2% No  rl6214   Oct-10-11 03:30 PM   #7 
  - Right, because so many of that paper's readers are constitutional scholars  nichomachus   Oct-10-11 04:48 PM   #9 
  - In this case, 6th grade reading skills should get you by.  ManiacJoe   Oct-10-11 05:38 PM   #10 
  - Maybe not, but our President is, and he said the same thing  DonP   Oct-10-11 06:35 PM   #13 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-11-11 01:11 PM   #17 
  - So you have to be a student of Prokiev before you comment on The Disco Duck?  SteveM   Oct-12-11 01:33 PM   #21 
  - Yet, when there's a poll of people asking them about specific gun-control measures...  krispos42   Oct-13-11 12:12 AM   #25 
  - That poll has been kicking around since November 2007  ManiacJoe   Oct-10-11 05:39 PM   #11 
  - Polls about unalienable/inalienable rights that do not depend upon the Constitution for legitimacy  jody   Oct-10-11 07:26 PM   #14 
  - I think ...  GeorgeGist   Oct-11-11 12:13 AM   #15 
  - oh give me a break  iverglas   Oct-11-11 11:21 AM   #16 
  - Yeah...I'm sure the brady bunch and their zombies didn't vote "no".  beevul   Oct-11-11 10:26 PM   #18 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Oct-11-11 10:46 PM   #19 
  - The 2nd Amendment doesn't GIVE anything. It recognizes a PRE-EXISTING right of US citizens  S_B_Jackson   Oct-12-11 01:43 AM   #20 
     - so only 3% got it right?  iverglas   Oct-12-11 05:49 PM   #22 
        - Very sad...  discntnt_irny_srcsm   Oct-12-11 10:17 PM   #24 

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