Why does the 2nd amendment exist?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by ColonelAngus, Oct 3, 2017.

  1. MarkDuffy
    Online

    MarkDuffy Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2015
    Messages:
    3,891
    Thanks Received:
    4,067
    Trophy Points:
    2,095
    Location:
    San Diego, CA
    Ratings:
    +15,414
    it has also held that the government may regulate or place some limits on the manufacture, ownership and sale of firearms or other weapons.

    So what's the problem?

    Democrats win
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  2. Votto
    Offline

    Votto Gold Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2012
    Messages:
    13,793
    Thanks Received:
    2,162
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +10,317
    Yes, I hate it when that happens. It can lead to misunderstandings.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Crackerjack
    Offline

    Crackerjack Too sick for a cure

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2011
    Messages:
    4,585
    Thanks Received:
    802
    Trophy Points:
    190
    Location:
    Somalia
    Ratings:
    +1,049
    Real answer: The Second Amendment is proof that trusting government to recognize a fundamental right is a shitty idea.

    [/thread]
     
    • Winner Winner x 3
  4. Votto
    Offline

    Votto Gold Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2012
    Messages:
    13,793
    Thanks Received:
    2,162
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +10,317
    Well the democrats always win. The GOP says they want to win, and the get voted into office only to say that they changed their minds, much like Obamacare.

    Really there is no opposition party.
     
    • Agree Agree x 2
  5. Vastator
    Offline

    Vastator Gold Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2014
    Messages:
    7,480
    Thanks Received:
    1,213
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +7,589
    The 2nd exists primarily to ensure the people, have the ability to throw off an oppressive government, whose consent to govern has been revoked by the people.
     
    • Winner Winner x 3
    • Agree Agree x 1
  6. Frankeneinstein
    Offline

    Frankeneinstein Gold Member

    Joined:
    Dec 7, 2016
    Messages:
    2,655
    Thanks Received:
    208
    Trophy Points:
    130
    Ratings:
    +1,515
    The real unspoken objection to the right to bear arms coming from the left is that by and large firearms are being used by the left to commit crimes on/against one another.
     
  7. Crackerjack
    Offline

    Crackerjack Too sick for a cure

    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2011
    Messages:
    4,585
    Thanks Received:
    802
    Trophy Points:
    190
    Location:
    Somalia
    Ratings:
    +1,049
    In other words, we're trusting the government to protect the right of the people to violently overthrow it.
     
  8. MarkDuffy
    Online

    MarkDuffy Diamond Member

    Joined:
    Aug 11, 2015
    Messages:
    3,891
    Thanks Received:
    4,067
    Trophy Points:
    2,095
    Location:
    San Diego, CA
    Ratings:
    +15,414
    Don't tell anyone

    we are the Deep State
     
    • Funny Funny x 1
  9. Votto
    Offline

    Votto Gold Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2012
    Messages:
    13,793
    Thanks Received:
    2,162
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +10,317
    Look, just because the Federal government locked up innocent Japanese Americans in no way means they can't be trusted to recognize our fundamental rights under the Constitution. It's just that they don't care.
     
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Funny and Agree!! Funny and Agree!! x 1
  10. Votto
    Offline

    Votto Gold Member

    Joined:
    Oct 31, 2012
    Messages:
    13,793
    Thanks Received:
    2,162
    Trophy Points:
    280
    Ratings:
    +10,317
    Yes, the deep state with shallow brains.

    Enjoy speaking Russian and/or Chinese.
     

Share This Page