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originally posted by: pirhanna
originally posted by: Arizonaguy
So they get paid for protesting? They must work for George Soros then.
This is theater. This is virtue signaling. Virtue signaling occurs in the absence of real virtue to change the basis of an argument from reason to morality, thus triggering emotional reaponses which are much more easily manipulated.
originally posted by: luthier
a reply to: burdman30ott6
But in a democracy you have to respect that people don't all think the same.
Like I keep saying instead of making fun of people we should be explaining how this gun debate is a diversion from failures to solve actual problems creating violence.
Or else the other side is only going to get bigger because the use of tragedy to sway the public is a powerful tool.
Look what Bush could do with going to war without Congress.
I disagree with their position but to think the Democrats are doing this without support of their constituates is disingenuous.
originally posted by: Krakatoa
a reply to: ~Lucidity
Yes, they DO. There is NO due process to get on the list. Linking the list means that you will be denied this right without ANY due process. Or is that too complex for you to understand? When you have a list that does not require any judicial review, nor redress, no ability to face your accuser, it is without due process. The Constitution (which includes the BoR) guarantees you due process.
So, making the right to keep and bear arms dependent upon your existence on a list the does not require due process to be placed upon is, UNCONSTITUTIONAL.
Sheesh. It's like explaining to someone what "shall not be infringed" really means.