Gutting the Bill of Rights, one Amendment at a time

Now that President Obama has abridged the First Amendment's free exercise of religion clause, it is natural to ask what's next. What follows next in the Bill of Rights, the Founders' firewall against unlimited and despotic government, is the Second Amendment.  And there can be no doubt that the "right of the people to keep and bear arms" is on Obama's short list for his second term. The Washington Times quotes National Rifle Association (NRA) Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on Friday: ...the president's low-key approach to gun rights during his first term was a "conspiracy to ensure re-election by lulling gun owners to sleep." "All that first term, lip service to gun owners is just part of a massive Obama conspiracy to deceive voters and hide his true intentions to destroy the Second Amendment during his second term," he said. "We see the president's strategy crystal clear: Get re-elected and, with no more...(Read Full Post)