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May 10, 2013
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Second amendment in its entirety

Editor: I must take issue with the letter, “Gun grabbers keep going” of May 8, 2013, by Gary Thompson. The Second Amendment to the Constitution was not intended to and does not grant or deny the individual the right to bear arms. In the 1700s, life was so precarious that denying an individual the right to bear arms was as ridiculous as denying them the right to have a plow. Such an issue was so absurd as to not even be considered. The high concern of an overzealous strong central government subverting states’ rights was the motivation for the Second …

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