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Friday, December 28, 2012

2 rocket launchers turned in during gun buyback. Are those protected by 2nd Amendment?

How far are we willing to go to declare our constitutional right to bear arms?

If it is an absolute right, which some have been telling me recently, then why is it wrong for individuals to own rocket launchers?

If it is not an absolute right, which many people seem to understand in the same way they understand there are sensible limits on the First Amendment for good reasons, then it is only a matter of where to draw the line, and how, and why. Hopefully the conservation gets there and remains there.

And, yes, I'm absolutely convinced that the type of tragedy that happened in Conway on Christmas night should also be part of this discussion. If a 2-year-old killing himself with a gun isn't a form of gun violence, then there's no such thing.

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