Whitehouse.gov petition to recognize true intent of 2A

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Whitehouse.gov petition to recognize true intent of 2A

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Post by Grayling813 » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:23 pm

Recognize that the government does not "give citizens the right to bear arms."
https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petiti ... -bear-arms
The White House website section on the Constitution ( https://www.whitehouse.gov/about-the-wh ... stitution/ ) instructs "The Second Amendment gives citizens the right to bear arms." This is exactly wrong and contradicts the very nature of unalienable rights, the clear intent of the Founders and the understanding of the right as articulated by the Supreme Court.

Privileges are granted. Rights are inherent to the condition of being human. The Second Amendment didn’t create a right to keep and bear arms — it acknowledged a right that was already assumed and accepted at the time of ratification. Nobody in government gave us that right, so it’s not theirs to take away.

Please correct your website description and make an announcement about the change.
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Post by anygunanywhere » Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:51 pm

Signed
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Post by narcissist » Mon Jul 01, 2019 11:56 pm

:iagree:
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Post by flowrie » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:02 am

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Post by crazy2medic » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:18 am

Signed :txflag:
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Post by oljames3 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:32 am

Signed.
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Post by TxRVer » Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:28 am

Signed
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Post by BigGuy » Tue Jul 02, 2019 9:36 am

Signed.

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Post by joe817 » Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:16 am

Signed. :patriot:
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Post by LDP » Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:05 am

Signed. :txflag: :patriot:


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Post by jason812 » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:11 pm

:txflag:

Although I am beginning to doubt that these petitions go anywhere even if they get the required signatures.

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Post by 03Lightningrocks » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:14 pm

jason812 wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:11 pm
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Although I am beginning to doubt that these petitions go anywhere even if they get the required signatures.
I have my doubts also but I sign them anyway.


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Post by equin » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:19 pm

Interesting point! I agree, so I signed.
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Post by ghostrider » Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:20 pm

signed.

& passed the link on to others who aren't on this forum.
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Post by GEM-Texas » Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:06 am

These have little influence, sad to say. I doubt Donald will even hear of its existence, nor really get the point.

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