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Concealed weapons

The Second Amendment does not give you a right to carry a concealed weapon. So says the N.C. Court of Appeals. See my story on the ruling here for details.

2 Responses to “Concealed weapons”

  • Dec
    12
    2012

    You are correct. The Second Amendment does not GIVE you ANY rights. Like most of the sections of the Bill of Rights, it GUARANTEES RIGHTS THAT PRE-EXIST ITS DRAFTING.

    If you want to know why Republicans are losing wholesale numbers of elections, this abject failure to recognize this most fundamental of Constitutional concepts is a grand place to start.

    Allegedly “Conservative” pundits parroting United Nations talking points about government being the grantor rather than the guarantor of liberty. Blech. Blech. Blech. Blech. Blech.

  • Dec
    13
    2012

    North Carolina Constitution, Article I, Section 30, last sentence:

    “Nothing herein shall justify the practice of carrying concealed weapons, or prevent the General Assembly from enacting penal statutes against that practice.”

    Food for thought.

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