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  •  Ernest T Bass: slavery ended (2+ / 0-)
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    deedogg, ancblu

    at least legally, in this country, when Lee surrendered.

    That was about 94 years before I was born. So no, I don't support slavery. Don't support taking the right to vote away from women, either.

    LBJ, Lady Bird, Anne Richards, Barbara Jordan, Sully Sullenberger, Ike, Drew Brees, Molly Ivins --Texas is no Bush league! -7.50,-5.59

    by BlackSheep1 on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 09:16:28 PM PST

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    •  Given that (2+ / 0-)
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      most everything he was asking me if I opposed at the time it was happening, ended before I was born-- I assumed he did not wish to really discuss anything and was ignoring.  Did I oppose slavery at the time it was legal?  Given it was over 100 years ago, how do you even answer that?

      Of course now I am glad we amended the Consitution to end slavery and broaden voting rights.  I like the amendments that allow you to vote regardless of race or sex and 18 year olds too.  But I was born in 1963, so it is mostly looking back for me.

      Hey! glad to see you. Hope you are doing well.

      by deedogg on Fri Dec 14, 2012 at 10:03:10 PM PST

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    •  Then you have no problem amending the Constitution (0+ / 0-)

      Thanks.

      Then I can assume you support the concept of amending the unquestioningly flawed second amendment?

      •  I would (0+ / 0-)

        only support amending out the part about a well regulated milita in order to clarify the language that seems to confuse some people.  Other than that, I do not see the need to broaden the liberty/right any further.

        I never support moves to restrict or take away rights or liberties.

        Hey! glad to see you. Hope you are doing well.

        by deedogg on Sat Dec 15, 2012 at 07:29:01 AM PST

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