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Response to DanTex (Reply #34)

Mon Mar 19, 2012, 10:55 AM

49. "...the intent or proper interpretation of the Second Amendment". Let's ask a Constitutional scholar

Hmm, who to believe-some anonymous keyboard commando or someone who edited the Harvard Law Review and lectured on law at the University
of Chicago? I know who I'm going with...

http://azstarnet.com/news/opinion/mailbag/president-obama-we-must-seek-agreement-on-gun-reforms/article_011e7118-8951-5206-a878-39bfbc9dc89d.html#ixzz1kV5SUkry

...Now, like the majority of Americans, I believe that the Second Amendment guarantees an individual right to bear arms. And the courts have settled that as the law of the land. In this country, we have a strong tradition of gun ownership that's handed from generation to generation. Hunting and shooting are part of our national heritage. And, in fact, my administration has not curtailed the rights of gun owners - it has expanded them, including allowing people to carry their guns in national parks and wildlife refuges.

The fact is, almost all gun owners in America are highly responsible. They're our friends and neighbors. They buy their guns legally and use them safely, whether for hunting or target shooting, collection or protection. And that's something that gun-safety advocates need to accept...

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