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Statistical Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-06-10 11:12 AM
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9. Rights aren't subject to whims.
If I suddenly feel right to religion means you get to pick branch of Christianity does that mean people lose the right to practice Islam?

Of course not.

The right to keep and bear arms exists. It is protected and codified by the 2nd amendment of the United States Constitution. It has been affirmed by the Supreme Court of the United States. The highest law of the land and the highest Court of the land are in agreement.

It is simply an inconvenient truth for those who wish to ban firearms. Something they wish they could pretend doesn't exist. Before anyone goes off of Scalia rant. All 9 justices stated the 2nd amendment is an individual right to bear arms. They only differed in how that right can be restricted.

The Second Amendment guarantees an individual's right to possess a firearm unconnected with service in a militia, and to use that arm for traditionally lawful purposes, such as self-defense within the home.
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