Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Democrats and Gun Control

Idaho Examiner: Democrats to gun owners: ‘The party is over’"Common Sense News" Back to the future.
The party platform tries to patronize gun owners by claiming to “recognize that the right to bear arms is an important part of the American tradition, and we will preserve Americans’ continued Second Amendment right to own and use firearms.” But then the document quickly reveals that Democrats have changed their tune but not their agenda: “We can work together to enact and enforce common-sense laws and improvements, like closing the gun show loophole, improving our background check system and reinstating the assault weapons ban…”
Reinstating the gun ban, that not one piece of evidence can be found to show it reduced crime. Oh that's right, it isn't crime control, it is control of law-abiding citizens they are all about.

Biden isn't much better of course.
Gun owners know Biden as an anti-gun extremist. He consistently earns “F” ratings from gun rights organizations. He claimed credit for writing the original legislation to ban semiautomatic sport-utility rifles that are owned by millions of Americans who have harmed nobody.
Obama seems to think the government should revoke the rights of people living in cities. All in the name of security and safety of course.
Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.
- Benjamin Franklin, 1759

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