The ‘Nice Girl’ Who Saved the Second Amendment

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The ‘Nice Girl’ Who Saved the Second Amendment

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Post by bblhd672 » Fri Mar 30, 2018 11:52 am

https://www.nationalreview.com/magazine ... amendment/
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Arlington, Va.– In the hours after February’s school massacre in Parkland, Fla., Joyce Lee Malcolm watched the response with growing annoyance:

“Everybody seemed to leap upon it, looking for a political benefit, rather than allowing for a cooling-off period.” As a historian, Malcolm prefers to take the long view. As a leading scholar of the Second Amendment, however, she is also expected to have snap opinions on gun rights, and in fact she often has engaged in the news-driven debates about violence and firearms. “Something deep inside of me says that people never should be victims,” she says. “And they never should be put in the position of being disarmed by their government.”

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Post by Flightmare » Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:10 pm

That IS a good read! Thankyou for posting!
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Post by Steamboat » Fri Mar 30, 2018 12:38 pm

Thanks for sharing.
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Post by RoyGBiv » Fri Mar 30, 2018 1:51 pm

Nice... Thanks!.... Crossposted elsewhere.. :patriot:
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Post by strogg » Fri Mar 30, 2018 2:25 pm

Excellent read. I'm happy to see that she understands why the 2nd amendment is in the constitution and how it is still very relevant today. It's amazing how many people out there don't.

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Post by anygunanywhere » Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:57 pm

Good stuff.

I ordered her book. As soon as I read it I'll review it for youse guys.
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Post by C-dub » Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:30 pm

anygunanywhere wrote:Good stuff.

I ordered her book. As soon as I read it I'll review it for youse guys.
I was thinking about seeing if her To Keep and Bear Arms and Guns and Violence: The English Experience were both available on my Kindle.
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Post by Pawpaw » Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:39 pm

RoyGBiv wrote:Nice... Thanks!.... Crossposted elsewhere.. :patriot:
I did too.

Great article!!!
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Post by anygunanywhere » Fri Mar 30, 2018 4:58 pm

C-dub wrote:
anygunanywhere wrote:Good stuff.

I ordered her book. As soon as I read it I'll review it for youse guys.
I was thinking about seeing if her To Keep and Bear Arms and Guns and Violence: The English Experience were both available on my Kindle.
To Keep and Bear Arms isn't available on Kindle. I looked.
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Post by OlBill » Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:36 pm

Great post. I ordered the book as well. I can't understand why I didn't hear about her on CNN. I must have had the sound turned down.

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Post by kragluver » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:05 pm

Thanks for this post. I will be looking to read more of her research.

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Post by C-dub » Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:45 pm

anygunanywhere wrote:
C-dub wrote:
anygunanywhere wrote:Good stuff.

I ordered her book. As soon as I read it I'll review it for youse guys.
I was thinking about seeing if her To Keep and Bear Arms and Guns and Violence: The English Experience were both available on my Kindle.
To Keep and Bear Arms isn't available on Kindle. I looked.
Bummer :grumble
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Post by RoyGBiv » Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:47 pm

Here's an interview with her on PBS.

https://youtu.be/TyXcY7NJHFg
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Post by anygunanywhere » Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:56 pm

She said that currently the militia is the National Guard. Wrong!! She needs to do more research and get her facts straight on exactly who the militia is.
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Post by RoyGBiv » Sat Mar 31, 2018 3:06 pm

anygunanywhere wrote:She said that currently the militia is the National Guard. Wrong!! She needs to do more research and get her facts straight on exactly who the militia is.
If Scalia quoted her 3 times in the Heller decision... I'm gonna give her some slack.
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