Carson and Trump on guns

Previously, a candidate for president was considered pro-Second Amendment if he opposed onerous restrictions on gun ownership.  It also helped if he liked to go hunting with guns.  That was really all that was required. But Ben Carson and Donald Trump have now upped the stakes on defending the Second Amendment. First it was Carson, suggesting that fewer Jews would have died in Nazi Germany if their guns hadn't been confiscated by Hitler. The Anti-Defamation League, whose religion is liberalism and government control, not Judaism, was quick to condemn him. The Anti-Defamation League condemned the comments, saying in a statement: “Ben Carson has a right to his views on gun control, but the notion that Hitler’s gun-control policy contributed to the Holocaust is historically inaccurate. The small number of personal firearms available to Germany’s Jews in 1938 could in no way have stopped the totalitarian power of the...(Read Full Post)