Sunday, July 14, 2013

A Constitutional Amendment Unconstitutional? I think so!

It's gone on far too long.  Pot shots at sitting US Presidents, the attempted assassination of Congresswoman Gabby Giffords, the MURDER of innocent babies inside their school at Sandy Hook NJ, the murder of countless humans across the United States and now the  #Zimmerman verdict. The insanity of these United States, the sheer unbelievable callousness over the loss of life, the desire to protect one's selfish need to own a deadly weapon over the healthy will of the majority of US Citizens to protect themselves from these unwanted, undeserved attacks on our basic right to safety and well-being. The Second Amendment is an assault on the basic need for a safe and healthy environment and as such I submit the Second Amendment itself is unconstitutional and should NEVER have been allowed to pass let alone stand. 

Lets break it down by examination. The preamble of our Constitution states, "We the People in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice to ensure domestic tranquility, provide for the Common Defense, support the general welfare and secure the blessings of Liberty for ourselves and our posterity.." In that statement itself are points directly contradicted by the Second Amendment.  How can a nation effectively "..ensure domestic tranquility.." while simultaneously guaranteeing equal unrestricted access to deadly weapons for citizens who may have either undiagnosed or diagnosed mental-illnesses? Domestic tranquility cannot possibly be ensured under those circumstances! 

Now the part of our Constitution's preamble that refers to providing for the "Common Defense" although seemingly supported by the Second Amendment is at the same time directly contradicted by the argument most commonly made for coverage under the Second Amendment. Wording of the Second Amendment states: "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State.." Security of a free state can only be established by a militia common to the ENTIRE free state. Not one portion of it over another, not one person against another but the ENTIRE free state. Interpreting a "well regulated militia" as meaning individual citizens is contraindicating to the very intention of maintaining the security of a free state because as we have seen by our nation's history a Wild West mentality is inevitably created which pits citizen against citizen and lawfulness becomes impossible to maintain. 

And so I reiterate, the Second Amendment is in and of itself unconstitutional and should be repealed for the very safety, security and sanity of these United States.  

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