Wednesday, December 26, 2012

On Second Amendment Fraud

Despite the perverted version promoted by the NRA and the fraudulent opinion of the United States Supreme Court, the Second Amendment has nothing to do with the right to own or carry a weapon. It's about the right of states to form well regulated militias. Ever heard that term? How about this contemporary decision by the Tennessee Supreme Court...

A man in pursuit of deer, elk and buffaloes might carry his rifle every day for forty years, and yet it would never be said of him that he had borne arms.
Aymette v. State, 21 Tenn. 154 (1840).

Now all this does is clearly show how the right wing's stated goal of packing the Supreme Court with its servants has perverted the intent of our founders. It's time to put things right!

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