posted on Apr, 5 2014 @ 12:11 PM
reply to post by greencmp
It is interesting you bring up the honor killing question. I have thought extensively about this and it is both the most frequent and the least
relevant issue when it comes to the 2nd amendment (the main discussion has to do with defense from the state itself).
I see the 2d Amendment as the recognition of an inalienable right. It stands alone. It cannot be further defined. You have the right to keep and
bear arms (period).
I would hope the rest of our countrymen would look at the entire Bill of Rights and understand that their introduction was the defining moment where
our Constitution could be agreed upon by the existing States ... basically what united the nation. I firmly believe that if ANY of the first ten
amendments are messed with, the United States should dissolve.
Killing one another is rather barbaric. I'll grant there is a time and a place for it. The decision to enter such an event is usually sudden and
the execution of the act should be just as quick. I don't believe in appeals. Appeals may reduce the incidence, but they don't prevent mistakes.
People should be willing to accept that mistakes happen. When mistakes are caused ... that needs to be looked at. When mistakes are intentionally
caused ... there are punishments that are far far worse than death. The BS of present law, is that that is prevented by the fancy words of 'cruel
and unusual' which are definitely requirements one must leave to the imagination ... being that the imagination is the greatest deterrent to a
Essentially, reintroduce the duel. How's that for free thinking?
Being the kind of one-up guy I am ... I'll see your duel and raise you an arena.