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The Second Amendment
In 1791 Congress adopted the Bill of Rights. In this legislation was the Second Amendment, which protected the rights of all Americans to bear arms. The primary reason for the Second Amendment was so the states could maintain a well regulated militia. Each ...
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marcus easterling

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Police Have No Duty To Protect Individuals. by Peter Kasler. Self-Reliance For Self-Defense -- Police Protection Isn't Enough! All our lives, especially during our younger years, we hear that the police are there to protect us. From the very first kindergarten- class visit of "Officer Friendly" ...
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Self defense is one of the most important civil rights we have. 
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Aaron Gamache

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I feel more and more that we will loose our 2nd amendment right and the right to self defend our self. 
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Yes they are dumb! They have to much power. They have been corrupted by it. I feel bad for them in a way. Most of our military will not follow the illegal orders given to them. The militarized police im not so sure, they kill us on the streets anyways with no problem. I have faith our military will stand with us.
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Alan Lovejoy
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Firearms training does not address the moral issues of using a weapon, nor does it cure insanity, inoculate against ethical lapses, or treat anger management issues.

In contrast, carrying a weapon does accomplish at least some of those things, for the reasons eloquently explained by Eric S. Raymond:
My essay on the thics of firearms ownership
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Yes, I recognized the byline +Alan Lovejoy and I had only recently circled him on G+
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Alan Lovejoy
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If criminals obeyed the laws...they wouldn't be criminals. 
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Dennis VW

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“Anger, if not restrained, is frequently more hurtful to us than the injury that provokes it.”
― Lucius Annaeus Seneca
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Alan Lovejoy
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"King, an advocate of nonviolence, wanted to legally arm himself in 1956 after his house was bombed...the police denied the civil rights leader permission to own a gun. The NRA and the Republican Party rallied behind King’s right to bear arms, but were ultimately unsuccessful."
Some African-Americans say tighter restrictions on guns rob them of their civil rights
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+Chuck Dahmer Probably the drug war thing too. I've seen examples of some very strong communities taking back there, well, communities. Being armed en mass might scare away the drug dealers from gun fights as well. Overall, we agree.
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Alan Lovejoy
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“The weight of modern authority establishes the doctrine that when a person, being without fault and in a place where he has a right to be, is violently assaulted, he may, without retreating, repel force by force, and if, in reasonable exercise of his right of self-defence, his assailant is killed, he is justifiable." ~ Runyon v. State, 1877
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And I'll raise you one:

Pennsylvania Constitution:  The right of the citizens to bear arms in defence of themselves and the State shall not be questioned.  Art. 1, § 21 (enacted 1790, art. IX, § 21).
      1776:  That the people have a right to bear arms for the defence of themselves and the state; and as standing armies in the time of peace are dangerous to liberty, they ought not to be kept up; And that the military should be kept under strict subordination, to, and governed by, the civil power.  Declaration of Rights, cl. XIII.

http://www2.law.ucla.edu/volokh/beararms/statecon.htm
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Ed Towel

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This latest shooting creates an existential dilemma. With the power of hindsight, wouldn't it be better to carry even in places that are outlawed because you just don't know when/where the next mad man will strike? However, you do know that he will most likely strike in gun free zones. I would rather be alive and kill a mad man in a church than be dead with my gun in the trunk of my car. 
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+Charles Schluessler I'm starting to think the same way with very few exceptions. 
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Patricia Holloway

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What this 911 caller tells this elderly women, will make you want to pull your hair out.
 
We’re not sure what they’re teaching 9-1-1 emergency operators these days, but the bad advice given to one individual seeking emergency services might just get you killed. An 80-year old woman in Florida who was recovering from hip surgery was relaxing in … Continue reading →
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Teresa Norman

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I love our God given rights!!
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David, David...it never fails. There's one of you on every conceivable corner. Let it go. Try to enjoy life. I won't debate with you on this or any other subject. Your approach was so obviously crude. Have a awesome night! 
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Michael Sternberg

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This will shock
 
This=f'ed up.
College kids To Activist Prankster: “No Problem!” “sounds about right.” Steve Watson Infowars.com. February 3, 2014. Political prankster Mark Dice has once again documented how many young Americans are completely disconnected from reality, capturing California college students signing a fake ...
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They raising the future generation that will carry out the gun grab.
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Alan Lovejoy
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Either the laws must apply to everyone equally (meaning the laws themselves can't define exceptions,) or else you have serfs and nobles.
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Time to move to Indiana
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Ed Towel

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Manteca Police officer, John Moody
 
This cop is a piece of shit. Shot an unarmed man 11 times! Three of those shots occurred while the victim was on the ground! The police officer was later, and unsurprisingly, cleared of any wrong doing.

What's is wrong with America?

Beware, very strong material. (~8 mins)
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+Alan B'Stard M P Nerves and inexperience I would guess. 
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Peter Veech

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Protect yourself and your loved ones by knowing your civil rights!
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Jack Savage

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Who does't love arm chair quarterbacks that have never touched a football, all that trash about cops needing some kind of training on this situation? Who are you to think this was not in their training? If you were armed and a large dog was aggressive to you what would you do... Become a meal (victim)? Or deal with the situation? What is worth more your life or a dog? You can always get a different dog. Also the main fact remains, if the stupid dog owner would have just shut his pie hole or walked on than fido would still need walks and puppy chow and not a pile of dirt. Here is my question... If someone is holding you at gun point does the color of the cops uniform, car, badge, bullets, underwear or skin matter. Also If you want to see who is keeping racism alive than look at who keeps talking about it! If I don't water my plants they die. The racial dividers are the same. Doesn't suck when someone presents the facts.
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