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gorfle Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-19-09 10:42 AM
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65. After some 200 years...'s hard not to sound like a parrot.

You are spouting NRA propaganda almost word-for-word.

Not surprising, since I am a member of the NRA.

Has it ever dawned on you 2nd Amendment "patriots," that when the Bill of Rights was written there were only a few states, and a couple of million people around (at most)? We now have 50 States, and over 300 million people, most of whom do NOT want the job of carrying guns to protect ourselves from non-existent "enemies of the state."

First of all, the fears of a tyranny by an over-powerful central government are as valid today as they were 200 years ago.

Secondly, just because most of the people have become apathetic in their civic duty of bearing arms does not mean that those who have not become apathetic should not be able to do so.

Finally, the founders made provision for revisions to the Constitution. If most of the people no longer believe in the right of the people to keep and bear arms, they can revise the Constitution.

You can have your gun, but please don't wave it my face, and stop whining that you have "rights."

You will never see my guns in your face unless you try and restrict my rights. Be content that all you hear now is whining. It's a tamer sound than gunfire.
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