Wednesday, July 23, 2008

On guns and judges


I honestly do not understand why people spend so much time on trying to twist the Constitution around. It is very simple; our founding fathers did not mix words or have hidden agenda's. They said what they meant and meant what they said. "A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State (look up what a 'well regulated militia' meant back in the 1700's, not what some liberal wants it to mean now). The right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms, shall not be infringed," is very basic and straightforward. If you look at the words they wrote (and they were very careful about how they worded what they wrote) they said exactly what they meant, 'the right of the People to Keep and Bear Arms'. They did not say 'the right of the governmeant to dictate or the right military or anything else. They said, 'The right of the PEOPLE, everyday people, common people, the law abiding people that make up this Great Nation." To Keep and Bear Arms' for whatever lawful reason they wish, from self or home defense, to putting food on the table, and (yes a lot of people do still depend on there firearms to put meat in the freezer for the year), to recreation, or just to collect them. Just as it is every Americans right to have as many vehicles as the wish, and a lot more people die every year from vehicle accidents than from firearms. Personally, I am much more fearful of alot of the people that I see behind the wheel of vehicles, than I am from Americans that want to exercise their God-given Constitutional rights.

Jeff Wyvell

Hailey




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