Why does America have a constitution? This is a simple question, The answer is found in the first paragraph of the constitution.
We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Six reasons for the constitution:
- form a more perfect Union,
- establish Justice,
- insure domestic Tranquility,
- provide for the common defense,
- promote the general Welfare,
- secure the Blessings of Liberty
Any interpretation of any part of the constitution that contradicts this stated purpose is simply wrong.
Allowing unregulated possession of handguns (and other deadly force weapons) does not insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity.
Unregulated possession of deadly force:
- destroys domestic Tranquility,
- creates threats in every neighborhood to the common defense,
- degrades the general welfare,
- robs all of us of the liberty of a life in a relative safety and security.
Again, a 46 year old man shot an 8 year old boy in the face. In this case, an innocent child is fighting for his life and if he survives he will be suffering from the injury for the rest of his life. http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2013/09/05/parents-of-8-year-old-shot-ask-for-prayers/
Again, I say, America is guilty of reckless endangerment of all America’s children. It is the GOP opposition to the constitution that has obstructed action.
The 2nd Amendment in it’s entirety: A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.
One sentence containing both a guarantee that the government will not randomly disarm Americans and a responsibility to regulate the possession of deadly force.
Continued refusal to regulate is failure to follow the constitution.
really and deeply sad because it’s the THE nowadays reality… 😦
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my very best & respectful regards, Mélanie