Thursday, October 27, 2011

Quote of the day - punish evildoers

"To prohibit a citizen from wearing or carrying a war arm  is an unwarranted restriction upon the constitutional right to keep and bear arms..... If cowardly and dishonorable men sometimes shoot unarmed men with army pistols or guns, the evil must be prevented by the penitentiary and gallows, and not by a general deprivation of constitutional privilege.”

~Wilson v. State - 1878
Indeed.  You don't deprive people of their consitutional rights just because some folks misuse them.  Such a simple concept yet one that so many cannot grasp.

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