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    se portland, tikkun, vcmvo2, Smoh, JoanMar

    So okay here's a core response.

    There is no "right" to bear arms recognized by civilization. It's a notion that, like our Constitutional system and like the scores of thousands of firearm injuries, deaths and suicides we experience, is peculiar to ourselves and has been copied by no society we regard as important.

    The repeal of a fundamental right to bear arms would leave arms in the same legal jeopardy as pants, iPhones,  corn, petroleum and tobacco.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Wed Dec 26, 2012 at 07:51:21 PM PST

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