posted on Dec, 14 2012 @ 06:19 PM
Well, in terms of the President allowing them....contrary to the image the last couple have projected, the U.S. Presidency is actually intended to be
a position of limited power. Congress makes law. The Supers say what law actually is in the end and the President enforces and regulates it.
I.E... It's not up to him. Congress would have to agree...both sides.. Republicans and Democrats together. I'm betting against that unity,
personally. Especially on this. Then the court just zaps it again anyway. They've been making a habit of doing that to Obama's things in recent
Personally? I own firearms because I hunt and I enjoy the shooting sports. I target shoot and do tactical simulation shooting on some land nearby
occasionally. It's relaxing, believe it or not....as odd as that may sound to someone who doesn't shoot. Although the guy who finds a quicker way to
clean them will retire more wealthy than Gates.
I carry a firearm because the world is not a nice place and it's full of very 'not nice' people. I've written myself a little scanner App for
PC's based around the Radio Reference site feeds and use it to listen to my various feeds here locally. Since I started that, I've come to realize
even my quiet area here is not nearly as quiet as the city goes to great effort to make it appear. It's actually a real busy place for the cops all
night, every night. That's why it's a very good place for my CCW as the laws apply ...and hoping it's never more than academic and shooting on a