Keith Olbermann: ‘Holy’ Second Amendment ‘does NOT’ authorize gun ownership

Keith Olbermann: ‘Holy’ Second Amendment ‘does NOT’ authorize gun ownership

In this May 3, 2007, file photo, Keith Olbermann poses at the Ronald Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File) more > Keith Olbermann owned himself on Twitter. The left-wing former ESPN and MSNBC commentator unveiled a novel argument for the constitutionality of gun control — that the Second Amendment doesn’t use the word “own.” Mr. Olbermann made his legal claim in a video he posted to Twitter on Tuesday afternoon before that evening’s baseball All-Star Game in Denver, where authorities had earlier arrested four people over a stash of long guns and ammunition. “Consider again the holy Second Amendment to the Constitution and ask yourself this question. Why doesn’t the 2nd Amendment have the word ‘own’ in it? Why does it not say the right to own guns or a synonym for own?” he asked sarcastically before reciting the existing amendment. NEW VIDEO: Whether or not you’re going to watch tonight’s baseball All-Star Game, consider that they may have broken up a planned mass shooting there. And ask yourself: why doesn’t the 2nd Amendment have the word “own” in it? The 2nd Amendment does NOT authorize gun OWNERSHIP! pic.twitter.com/4cLrNsCKXy — Keith Olbermann (@KeithOlbermann) July 13, 2021 It says “‘keep and bear’ … not ‘own.’ ‘Keep’ doesn’t mean ‘own’; ‘bear’ doesn’t mean ‘own,’” he said to his close-up camera. In his tweet promoting the video he declared that “the 2nd Amendment does NOT authorize gun OWNERSHIP!” The Second Amendment “isn’t about gun ownership, it’s about […]

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