Is the regulation of firearms a federal or a state matter? Look at the character of the House majority. Are those people capable of crafting laws that can deprive us of our God-given freedoms?
Rockwall County Sheriff Harold Eavenson, recently back from the National Sheriffs Association meeting in Washington, shared with CARGO Rockwall (2/14/2013) the position of the association with respect to unconstitutional executive orders and unconstitutional infringement on Second Amendment rights.
Our God-given natural rights are in peril. This president, through dictatorial decress (Executive Orders), a Democrat Senate majority and onerous regulations by federal agencies under his power, is on a path to annul each and all of the Bill of Rights. Therefore, I think it important to revisit from whence come our rights.
As do so many Americans, Senator Cornyn associates firearm ownership with hunting and home defense. It's not that these aspects of gun ownership are not valid, the problem is he fails to comprehend why the founding fathers added the Second Amendment.
Today, in Mexico, thousands of innocent citizens die from criminal shootings. How is this possible? How can a minority of drug traffickers terrorize entire Mexican cities? When citizens are not permitted to keep and bear arms, only criminals will have them.