“Emails and vulgar language pale in significance to the prospect of keeping one’s family safe. “
“Many Americans, and not just those on the left, misunderstand the liberal principles on which the right to keep and bear arms rests.”
Note the link to the filing in the story.
We talk a lot about the US Constitution, but we have our own sacred document here in Massachusetts. And our right to keep and bear arms is affirmed here as it is in the US Constitution:
Very interesting take by the funny and cerebral duo. Just once, I’d like to hear the little guy talk though 🙂
CNN, aka the “Clinton News Network”, has published a surprisingly even-handed analysis of the Second Amendment. Key quote:
“Well-regulated in the 18th century tended to be something like well-organized, well-armed, well-disciplined,” says Rakove. “It didn’t mean ‘regulation’ in the sense that we use it now, in that it’s not about the regulatory state.”
As you know, Article 34 proposed to strip lawful gun owners of their rights. But its proponent sought to do that via the correct and proper channel – the state legislature. Even a gun-grabber like him did not envision the AG usurping the legislature’s authority and re-writing long-established MA GL. Oh, the irony . . .