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Disregarding the 2nd Amendment endangers the 1st Amendment

Monday, January 21, 2013
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Disregarding the 2nd Amendment endangers the 1st Amendment

With the ongoing assault on our gun rights by the liberal media and the opportunistic politicians on the left, we are in danger of losing our constitutional freedoms. Those rights are being attacked by people who believe the Constitution is dated and no longer relevant.

Surprisingly, we have liberals on the Supreme Court, supposed defenders of the document, who would gladly see it destroyed. It’s amazing how the left will cite the Constitution when they manifest some “right” that is not remotely alluded to in the document, such as gay marriage, but dispute rights explicitly enumerated.

We can have a rational discussion on guns but not with the conniving irrational left, and certainly not in the context of ignoring the very document that is the basis for the agreement between the states that form this union.

The Democrats have continually shown their disdain for constitutional mandates time and time again. They are required to protect our border, pass budgets, ensure only citizens vote and essentially leave us alone. They simply choose to ignore all of those things. Our founders believed the very soul of a nation would live forever if the people’s voice was never muted. It was hoped that freedom of the press would keep the politicians in check. Unfortunately, the media has not been the honest arbiter of truth that they had envisioned, and that is why we are where we are today.

Regardless of what’s become of the First Amendment, it’s the protection provided by the Second [Amendment] that ensures its very survival. The mainstream media may think otherwise, but once they complete the destruction of our Second Amendment, the First will not be far behind.

Dave Dankanich

Rexford

 
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