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Subject:  Re: Here's why Libs don't get it Date:  1/10/2013  1:49 PM
Author:  SooozFool Number:  665585 of 795180

The point still stands that the right to keep and bear arms is a pre-existing right, not one created by the Constitution. Therefore it's illegitimate to infringe on that right even if the Constitution is amended (not that I expect it to be). It stands above the Constitution, just like the right to life, the right to free expression, etc.

Abortion is legal, so that's a limitation on the "right to life" as you can't force all pregnant women to carry to term. Killing someone in self defense is ano