We have the right to keep and bear arms. We have the right to vote. Just how many people exercise both rights? It cannot be very many or control-freak politicians such as Chicago’s Richard M. Daley would not be in office.
My enthusiasm was tepid with the 5 - 4 Heller ruling. I am equally underwhelmed with the 5 – 4 McDonald ruling. Yes, both were significant decisions, but they are nothing more than a pair of steps on what most likely will be a never-ending journey. For as long as many who keep and bear arms refuse to exercise their right to vote, there will be anti-gun politicians in office forever finding ways to infringe.
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