Lake Erie Conservative

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… No , You Damn Idiot [John Paul Stevens and the Second Amendment]…

Posted by paulfromwloh on Sunday,April 27th,2014

.. yea , you heard it right ..

.. I am calling a retired Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court a damn idiot ..

.. [h/t — Newsmax]..

.. [link] to the blog news ..

.. John Paul Stevens should damn well know better . I certainly do .

.. The Amendments to our Constitution were a political deal . Yes , you heard that right . They were promised as a part of the ratification process of the Constitution , in the first place …

.. the Constitution was having troubles being accepted and ratified , in particular in the state of New York . Promises were made as a result of the ratification conventions that were held in each state to ratify the document . The folks who were participating in those gatherings were folks who were either already in state government , or who were likely to be in the new federal government . Yes , these promises were made to amend the document to add changes to it …

.. these changes would eventually become known as our Bill of Rights . It is because they were added in , not because they were collective guarantees . They were added in as guarantees of individual rights , not collective or group rights . It is the same with the Ninth  and Tenth Amendments , except those do apply via individuals through the state governments to protect the states from the overreach of the Federal Government …


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