If we ban what might hurt us, so long automobiles

2013-01-14T00:00:00Z If we ban what might hurt us, so long automobiles nwitimes.com
January 14, 2013 12:00 am

In response to Larry Gill's letter, nothing in the preamble to the Constitution can "win out" over a constitutional right. The preamble states, “We the people of the United States, in order to form a more perfect union, establish justice, insure domestic tranquility, provide for the common defense, insure the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity," … "provide for the common defense" ie. the Second Amendment, if we are to protect our citizens "insure the general welfare" by your definition, then we must ban all things that may harm us.

The No. 1 killer in America is automobiles.

- Chris Mathis, Crown Point

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