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Hundreds of thousands of veterans -- from Vietnam through Operation Iraqi Freedom -- are at risk of being banned from buying firearms if legislation that is pending in Congress gets enacted.
How? The Veterans Disarmament Act -- which has already passed the House -- would place any veteran who has ever been diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) on the federal gun ban list.
Originally posted by astmonster
When the 2nd amendment was written the US was not devoid of criminals, so why didn't the 2nd amendment say 'except criminals"?
Because they knew from colonial days the "courts" could declare anyone at anytime a criminal.................
Originally posted by apc
Probably because they're the ones to really worry about.
Considering there is a growing frustration with the way this country is headed, people will military experience will be the first to take up arms in mutiny.
Shouldn't this decision be up to the states though? It should always be the decision of the State to decide who can and can't have guns, as long as the restrictions aren't unconstitutional.
Originally posted by dntwastetime
There are only super soldiers out there like the real Vets, and wannabes like me to protect the people from evil.