Predictably, the recent attack on Republican lawmakers by a deranged gunman prompted members of the Radical Left to drag out their same old, tired arguments for gun-control. Never mind that the nation’s capital, one of the most violence-prone cities in America, has some of the nation’s strictest gun-control laws. Facts are irrelevant to them.
The authors of the Second Amendment had important reasons for adding the Second Amendment to the Constitution. Having been tyrannized by Great Britain, they saw the right to bear arms not only as a way for American citizens to protect themselves and their property from other individuals, but as a last-resort defense against an oppressive government. Continue reading »