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  •  What? No "Repeal & Replace" - missed oppty (0+ / 0-)

    And, I'm only half kidding.

    You might see higher traction if the thesis of the 2nd amendment were written to reflect modern times - precluding many armament options now near and dear to the NRA.

    •  I think that was the problem with (2+ / 0-)
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      ItsSimpleSimon, Mark Mywurtz

      the original Second Amendment.  It implicitly anticipated a stasis in the kinds of guns which technology would produce.  I am not sure how we can anticipate the kinds of nightmares which reside in minds which won't be born for decades to come.

      •  Fair point - matters will move on (0+ / 0-)

        But, you might agree that pure repeal of the 2nd amendment would be more contentious than refinment  / replacement.

        Ah, I forgot though, the NAR-clique is not at all concerned with any reality that does not compotr to their own present-day fevered dreams.

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