The 2nd Amendment exists because government cannot be trusted

The FederalistMany Americans have a principled objection to restricting gun rights because they are the guard against tyranny that preserves American freedoms. But even for those who don’t hold principled objections to gun-right restrictions, to voluntarily hand over the right and the security it provides American families would require a profound trust in their government that has been obliterated in recent years through widespread corruption.

The biggest problem facing the country right now is a two-tiered justice system, in which friends of the regime are protected and allowed to commit crimes with impunity, and political opponents of the regime face life imprisonment for lesser crimes.

Who would administer, for example, the background checks and red flag laws that “common sense” gun restricters propose?

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This entry was published Mon Jun 13 07:51:25 CDT 2022 by TriggerFinger and last updated 2022-06-13 07:51:25.0. [Tweet]

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