How 250K Veterans Lost Their 2nd Amendment And Might Not Know It

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 2 weeks ago

It’s a terrible country that would do something like that to its warriors.  First of all they deploy them with tighter and stricter ROE than employed by American LEOs, and then when they get home from doing the country’s bidding, they ban them from owning firearms.

And by the way, the justification for this is total horse shit.  Deployed soldiers and Marines have to have someone in charge of and responsible for fiduciary matters for them.  This is just how it works.

This is the ultimate betrayal by your country.  But on the bright side, while the country might not recognize your right to self defense, God never betrays you, and He is the source of your rights and duties, not the state.

Here is his article on the subject.


Comments

  1. On December 4, 2020 at 8:56 am, Randolph Scott said:

    Names, addresses and movements.

  2. On December 4, 2020 at 11:51 am, ApoloDoc said:

    This is shocking and yet I guess I’m not surprised they would take such a tact. The VA has always been very belittling & demeaning to vets, something I saw back in med school decades ago. Disarming them is ANOTHER indignity they simply do not deserve.

    From a technical standpoint, a person could clearly lack competence to manage his own finances yet have no evidence whatsoever that he would be dangerous if “permitted” his God-given, constitutionally guaranteed rights. Safely managing firearms is a different capacity or ability than managing finances.

    This is further evidence of how little our Fed.gov values the citizens for which it is exists to serve. If it no longer serves the citizens, shut it down. All of it.

    And clearly, there is NO “Rule of Law.”

  3. On December 4, 2020 at 5:23 pm, Sisu said:

    There are too many “laws”. A gross mis-characterization of John Adams’ words in the Massachusetts Constitution –

    “In the government of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, the legislative, executive, and judicial power shall be placed in separate departments, to the end that it might be a government of laws, and not of men.” Then applied to the federal government. …

    Yet, Congress in blatant disregard of “Article I., Section. 1. All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress …” delegates.

    No where is Congress “granted” the Power to delegate its responsibilities to “administrative agencies”, and thus we “the people” have been burdened with an ever increasing volume of “unlawful, administrative ‘laws'”. …

    Sadly it is unreasonable (short of a revolution “… to dissolve the Political Bands …”) to reduce the volume of “unlawful administrative laws” and concurrently the size of government without a long term strategy.

    I believe instituting “sunset provisions” on every “cabinet department” and “administrative agency” and each “law, regulation and rule” promulgated thereon is feasible (assuming Pres. Trump and successor commit to such). …

    The proposal would be to define a hierarchy within each cabinet level department and agency’s purview such that if there is no mention in the Constitution of the Power exercised through said department / agency then all rules and regulations would need be reviewed every three, five or seven years and after public comment congress would need vote on such before they could remain in effect. And, all “law” and in fact the justification for each department / agency be reviewed within the first ten years and then every ten, fifteen or twenty years thereafter. Further, no less than 33% of all existing “laws, rules, regulations and ‘charters'” would be required to be reviewed, eliminated or renewed in each “multi-year” category. …

    Perhaps it could become a Constitutional “amendment” at the same time as we repeal the “17th Amendment” and adopt the “lost 13th Amendment”.

    Of course there is no reason the process could not be accelerated to simply end the existence “today” of the BATFE, various duplicative “intel agencies”, DHS, DOE, EPA, HUD, State Dept, … all the “low hanging, anti-American, ‘bad apples'”.

  4. On December 4, 2020 at 7:28 pm, Fred said:

    I have been assured by bloggers and commenters and “officials” and politicians that this can’t be happening because Trump fixed it. They all lied. Even Trump says that he’s fixed the VA. All lies.

  5. On December 4, 2020 at 10:21 pm, scott s. said:

    All i can say is I moved my Father to Hawaii to live with me. I submitted the form 10EZ on Wednesday to the VHA to get into the system, and he got a phone call yesterday saying he was approved and when did he want an appointment. (He has no rating so is the lowest priority).

  6. On December 5, 2020 at 12:29 pm, X said:

    But… but… “they fought for our freedom!!!”

    Haaaa… right.

  7. On December 6, 2020 at 10:23 pm, Hudson H Luce said:

    There hasn’t been a constitutional war since 1942, when the US declared war on Romania, as part of the Axis Pact. Nazi Germany actually declared war on the US on the Wednesday after Pearl Harbor – then Congress went ahead and declared war on Germany in return the next day. So, since then, US troops have effectively been mercenaries for the National Security State, established in 1947, more on the NSS here: https://www.fff.org/explore-freedom/article/national-security-state-biggest-mistake-u-s-history/

    Since that time, the US government has abided by the Bill of Rights when and if convenient.

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