Wrong About Guns

Wrong About Guns

Editor, News-Register: Here we go again: Another election and the Democrats are going to take your guns. At a recent Trump rally, Trump said, “If Joe Biden is elected, he will take your guns and your Second Amendment rights.” If Biden is elected, he can’t do either one! So, once again, Trump has lied to us. Or perhaps he really doesn’t know any better, for he definitely isn’t a scholar of our Constitution. This is a tactic used to get you to focus on guns rather than the bread and butter issues that affect you and your family’s daily lives. I’m 80 years old and have been hearing this B.S. for over 60 years. I have been a hunter since I was a boy. Many years ago, I examined the U.S. Constitution to evaluate my rights to own a gun. So, what did I find out? Amendment 2 of the original Bill of Rights of the Constitution says that a well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. So, to take away these rights that Trump implies, look at Article V of the Constitution. The Congress, whenever two-thirds of both houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose amendments to this Constitution or, on the application of the legislatures of two-thirds of the several states, shall call a convention for proposing amendments. Such amendments in either case shall be valid to all intents […]

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