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Originally posted by jimmyx
yeah...and you had a republican president, a republican senate, and a republican house, during katrina in 2005...so how did those votes work out for your rights on the 2nd amendment
Originally posted by CosmicCitizen
reply to post by jimmyx
Those cops in and around New Orleans during the Katrina crisis were THUGs and now I see why police departments recruit average to low IQ people for their force (so they will mindlessly follow unconstitutional and unamerican orders).
* On June 26, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, ruled that Washington's D.C.'s handgun ban was unconstitutional. Both of the Justices appointed by Democrats voted to uphold the ban, and five of the seven Justices appointed by Republicans voted to strike it down.
* Of the five Justices who voted to strike down the D.C. handgun ban, Barack Obama voted against the nomination of two of them and identified two of the others as judges he would not have nominated.   Of the four justices who voted to uphold the handgun ban, John McCain identified all of them as judges he would not have nominated.
* In May 2009, President Obama announced Sonya Sotomayor as his first nominee to the Supreme Court. She was confirmed in a 68-31 Senate vote, with 100% of Democrats voting for her confirmation and 78% of Republicans voting against it.
* Within a year of being confirmed to the Supreme Court, Sotomayor joined in a dissenting opinion declaring that Chicago's handgun ban was constitutional, that "the use of arms for private self-defense does not warrant federal constitutional protection from state regulation," and that the Framers of the Constitution "did not write the Second Amendment in order to protect a private right of armed self-defense."
* In May 2010, Obama announced his second nominee to the Supreme Court, Elena Kagan. As a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, Kagan wrote a memo recommending Marshall deny hearing an appeal from a man who was convicted of violating Washington, D.C.'s gun laws. She wrote in the memo:
[The man's] sole contention is that the District of Columbia's firearms statutes violate his constitutional right to "keep and bear arms." I'm not sympathetic.
* Kagan was confirmed to the Supreme Court by the Senate in a 63-37 vote, with 98% of Democrats voting for her confirmation and 88% of Republicans voting against it.
Originally posted by skepticconwatcher
reply to post by theAnswer1111
In this case.
Nut balls . A group of paranoid people who have to be armed to the teeth because they think that they will be fighting a war with the United States of America and the US Armed Forces.