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Thursday, July 30, 2015

Alan Dershowitz Finds The Second Amendment “Absurd”

According to Alan Dershowitz, liberal scholar and Harvard law professor emeritus, our Second Amendment rights never should’ve existed. He described the Second Amendment in a recent NewsmaxTV interview as an “absurd thing” in our Constitution that needs to be adjusted “to create a presumption against gun ownership instead of a presumption in favor of gun ownership.”

“If I could write the Bill of Rights over again, I would skip amendment number two,” he continued. “We’re the only country in the world that puts in our Constitution the right to bear arms … We have tried an experiment for the last 250 years and it’s failed miserably … Guns should not be available to people generally, except if they have a significant need.”

Dershowitz fails to recognize that America is a unique experiment individual freedom that has produced the greatest country the world has ever known. And the Second Amendment, rather than being a failure, has protected those freedoms for all of those 250 years.