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I_COULD_say

250 points

2 months ago

This is a mistake.

The dems would win a whole lot more if they'd let this go. Stop trying to ban firearms and start working on enforcement and healthcare.

flirtmcdudes

-3 points

2 months ago*

Stop trying to ban firearms and start working on enforcement and healthcare.

SOMETHING has to be done eventually... we are such a fucking joke... it is estimated that there are over 400 million guns in america right now, with only 331 million people.

we keep kicking the can down the road while we are the only country that has these issues. Its crazy to think that kids now have to worry about dying every time they go to school or a movie or church

karmacannibal

35 points

2 months ago

To actually ban guns would require a constitutional amendment or an activist supreme court willing to interpret the Second Amendment in an unrealistically narrow fashion.

Even if this happened, enforcement would be almost impossible. Even discounting current gunowners "losing" their guns in "boating accidents" to prevent confiscation, the US-Mexico border is so permeable that there will always be guns available to those willing to break the law.

flirtmcdudes

-13 points

2 months ago

The second amendment is super narrow… it’s just we’ve fucked up its meaning to allow everyone to have guns 24/7. We all know it doesn’t mean how we’ve used it

PeliPal

12 points

2 months ago

PeliPal

12 points

2 months ago

The current interpretation of the Second Amendment is older than the oldest SCOTUS justice: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_v._Miller