Funny. Looks to me like the outline and language was lifted from an October 2017 podcast by More Perfect called The Gun Show. I didn't read the book.philbo wrote:The article is reads as a synopsis of a book published a few years ago called The Second Amendment: A Biography by Michael Waldman. Follows the same outline and stresses the same events.
That was my interpretation of the podcast too. I particularly enjoyed the conclusion that because there were no supreme court cases relating to the 2nd amendment until Heller (ignore Miller I guess), that obviously everyone knew it was a "collective right." My interpretation was the exact opposite: everyone knew it was an "individual right." Seemed obvious to me that the NFA essentially says - we can't ban these weapons, but we can tax and regulate them to oblivion.philbo wrote:Historically it's accurate, but like the book the article is focusing those facts in a conclusion that is more left leaning than perhaps the history of the events actually support.
I enjoyed the podcast, but I think it's selectively recounting history.
acronym 3/20/2018 11:40 AM