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  •  I think the pendulum has swung in favor of control (1+ / 0-)
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    shaharazade

    and that won't change because the shooting deaths conintue on a daily basis.

    ❧To thine ownself be true

    by Agathena on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 10:31:49 AM PST

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    •  Calls for reforms are one thing... (1+ / 0-)
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      mrkvica

      SWEEPING reforms that eat away an a constitutional right enshrined for over 200 years is quite another, regardless of one's particular self-serving interpretation of that amendment.

      The fact is, SOME regulation is prudent. That's what you'll get in the end, but you'll still have 98% of the gun rights you have now.

      •  That constitutional right was only recently (3+ / 0-)
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        nosleep4u, mrkvica, shaharazade

        enshrined by Scalia.

        Justices come and go (slowly) and eventually the Supreme Court will evolve from the days of the barbarian Scalia to more enlightened Justices.

        ❧To thine ownself be true

        by Agathena on Wed Jan 30, 2013 at 11:15:30 AM PST

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        •  ...or they will be replaced by more of the same... (0+ / 0-)

          Don't let this recent electoral bliss con you into thinking that we're somehow in a course with perpetual Democratic bliss. Election tides ebb and flow. Be careful what you wish for, because the shoe could be (and has been) on the other foot...and very recently.

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