Hiding Behind The Second Amendment?

BY Herschel Smith
1 month ago

Via David Codrea.

Biden Adviser Richmond: Republicans Need to Stop Hiding Behind Second Amendment — It’s Not Meant for ‘Weapons of War’ [More]

The second amendment isn’t the source of anything for me.  The Almighty God of the Holy Scriptures grants the right and even duty of self defense and protection of my family, whether from criminals with badges or without.

I don’t hide anywhere you can see.  I find refuge under the wings of the Lord, whose pinions cover me from evildoers like you (Psalm 91:4).

And yes, I believe that, and yes, the Scriptures speak eternal truth.


Comments

  1. On April 11, 2021 at 10:40 pm, Georgiaboy61 said:

    The Left seem to believe that if they can just get rid of that pesky Second Amendment, the way will be clear to banning guns. They couldn’t be more wrong or more-mistaken. The Second Amendment, or for that matter, the Constitution and Bill of Rights grant us no rights and liberties; they merely codify and formally-recognize rights that are already inherent and God-given as each man’s birthright.
    Indeed, we can go so far as to state that the right of self-defense and defense of one’s loved ones is a basic human right.

    Conversely, any human being -whether an American or not – who has to ask his government for permission to defend himself and/or his loved ones, home and community, is already partially under the yoke of tyranny.

  2. On April 11, 2021 at 11:10 pm, George 1 said:

    Biden Adviser Richmond: Republicans Need to Stop Hiding Behind Second Amendment — It’s Not Meant for ‘Weapons of War”

    Liar. The 2nd Amendment is specifically about weapons of war.

  3. On April 12, 2021 at 3:48 am, robert william orians said:

    Amen ! If we pass on we go to a better place . Where’s Biden going to go ? To the , you know , the thing ?

  4. On April 12, 2021 at 8:17 am, Gary M Steffen said:

    Georgiaboy61 is absolutely correct. The leftist/communist state seems to think the Bill of Rights was granted to us peons back during the writing of the Constitution, and of course believe what the state grants the state can revoke.

  5. On April 12, 2021 at 10:16 am, MTHead said:

    Good comments all. To me the 2nd. is just pointing out when, as Herschel says, the government has broken the covenant they had with us.
    No 2nd.? No elected rulers. Covenant breakers have no rights to rule over us. Force us to do, pay, or concede to anything they want.
    It matters not if they have 99% of people agreeing with them. We live in republic, not a democracy. We live by the rule of law. And they broke it. They no longer have standing.
    If you can’t reckon yourself to the first law. You have no standing to force the rest of us to live by the 3 billionth, 486th thousand one. That you scribbled on a bar napkin.

  6. On April 12, 2021 at 12:23 pm, Randy said:

    Tench Coxe, a member of the second rank of this nation’s Founders and a leading proponent of the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, wrote prolifically about the right to keep and bear arms:

    “The power of the sword, say the minority of Pennsylvania, is in the hands of Congress. My friends and countrymen, it is not so, for THE POWERS OF THE SWORD ARE IN THE HANDS OF THE YEOMANRY OF AMERICA FROM SIXTEEN TO SIXTY. The militia of these free commonwealths, entitled and accustomed to their arms, when compared with any possible army, must be tremendous and irresistible. Who are the militia? are they not ourselves. Is it feared, then, that we shall turn our arms each man against his own bosom. Congress have no power to disarm the militia. Their swords, and every other terrible implement of the soldier, are the birth-right of an American. What clause in the state or federal constitution hath given away that important right . . . . The unlimited power of the sword is not in the hands of either the federal or state governments, but where I trust in God it will ever remain, in the hands of the people.”

    This passage leaves nothing to inference: Coxe states explicitly that the militia consists of every man from 16 to 60 years of age.

  7. On April 12, 2021 at 1:05 pm, Fred said:

    The Left cares about power. They are not wasting their time thinking about the source of anything whatsoever especially rights. They don’t care about right and wrong, they have singleness of focus, power for the purposes of more power.

    The right continues to fight some altruistic blather-speech war against an enemy that doesn’t give one wit what you think or say. They will kill you. This gives them power.

    The right is far too polite for the messiness that must come if they want to be free. The right is constantly backpedaling over the latest onslaught of offenses be they verbal, moral, or legal. The right is far too afraid to even offend their own civic morality. The right is weak, addled by decades of communist propaganda under the purposeful and systematic removal of that which is good.

    The enemy is the devil and ALL, YES ALL, who hate Christ. The right wouldn’t know the God of the bible if they saw stolen elections while enemies pore over the borders in the worlds largest invasion and planned genocide in history all under any leadership configuration they can muster, while the currency loses 99 percent of it’s value under foreign control with 70 million dead babies and counting. All of this open source and public knowledge from it’s proponents who live among us without fear.

    The government puts fluoricilicic compounds in the water because they care about your teeth. Retards.

  8. On April 12, 2021 at 3:18 pm, Bob in NC said:

    @ Fred,
    Agree with you and the words ‘Left’ and “Right” have lost meaning; it’s a distinction without a difference. All are morally and ethically spineless.

    Tyrants have always been about power – taking it from whomever will let them and keeping it until it is taken from them by force.

    “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did, and it never will.
    Find out just what people will submit to, and you have found out the exact
    amount of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them; and these will
    continue until they are resisted with either words or blows, or with both.
    The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they
    oppress.” — Frederick Douglass, 1857

    I believe that the current crop of tyrants act so brazenly because they know nothing of God or His Word, so they have no idea of what is coming.

    “For God has put it into their hearts to fulfill His purpose, to be of one mind, and to give their kingdom to the beast, until the words of God are fulfilled.” Rev. 17:17

  9. On April 12, 2021 at 9:09 pm, luke2236 said:

    Whilst the author/our host is correct, the fact remains that the Second Amendment is PRECISELY about weapons of war. It is there to protect us from government. Period.

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