Stanford law prof: Second Amendment is about restricting gun rights

“It’s fanciful to think that guns in the hands of citizens acts as a realistic check,” said Donohue. “They’re not really trained to do so. And it’s fanciful to think that the military would ever turn on U.S. citizens.”

A Stanford University law professor took the view that the Second Amendment permits strong gun control, telling the crowd that “restriction has to be at the core” of the right to carry a gun.

John J. Donohue, a member of the Stanford Law School faculty, made his remarks during a debate with attorney Donald Kilmer, an adjunct professor at Lincoln Law School of San Jose.

“I support the right to self-defense,” said Donohue during the debate, according to The Stanford Review. “But that doesn’t mean that you have a right to high-capacity magazines.”



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yes you do not have the right to high capacity magazines to defend your self, but your attackers do...

so you loose,,, grate thought for a idiot, but any one with a single functioning brain cell will disagree.

the only ones that need to have gun limits are the ones in Big Government if we the people are limited then those limits must also apply to all Government,,,

  how about that as a correction to the constitution , any limit put on we the people must be also the same on all government agencies police and military,,,

That's a really great thought, Denis,,,, anything to weaken the people down to the gov level. That encourages foreign communist countries to push or attack and take over our great country. Why would I want to lower me self to the lower grade level of the US gov. No thank you, I'll pick another to provide solutions, suggestions for my countries future, thank you!
Tom w
American Patriot
aka, The Boogieman
Herbert,,,, Denis,,,, guys how long are "We the People" going to PLAY these word games while socialism and communism work effectively to overthrow our Capitalistic, freedom way of life?

What's wrong with adding a little spice to your life's? Why not join me in the battle to recover our great country,,,, before we completely loose it. Think that will never happen? Just look. Around! Rather than uttering those cute, clever "apples" and becoming part of the idle do-nothing sit on their ass bunch while our great country gets flushed down the commie tube.
Get up,,,, let's GO!
Tom w

I have a constitutional battle going. Why not support it? Just check out the latest UPDATES on my blog. If I can get up to the Washington State Supreme Court, it will have to break out into the media. Then we can get our government employees back into abiding by our Supreme Law of the Land. Scroll down to the January 24, UPDATE:

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I fully endorse this suggestion! Write, write write emails and letters to your respective Congressmen and Senators! Inundate them with so much input that to deviate from their oak of office

Let them know we are coming to DC on 16 May and if that does not get their attention, we will be back in DC, but we will not be nice.

Mr. Elliot. I have thought deeply about the gathering in DC...I believe it is the right position to take,however.I have come to the conclusion that it may turn into more than expected, before expected. We will be unarmed, they won't!! They may very well have a "plan" to make it look like WE THE PEOPLE started an armed conflict.

I believe those in power will go "beyond" to keep their positions. This gathering of patriotic Americans may very well be the act that brings martial law and our second revolution.

I stand firm in my liberty as afforded by our constitution and will go "beyond" to defend that right

I feel a bloody conflict is coming!!
Isn't May, 17 armed forces day?

You just might be right.  You might want to plan on coming on 17 May.   What a difference a day will make.

Willing and ready..... from 2000 yards, dial and drop

Like music to my  ears.

that is OK I think we need to add a few more to the constitution like

taxes may be collected on increase and sales taxes only no other tax allowed. 

all taxes are to be a percentage with a single deduction for every person , no additional deductions,

IE Taxes are on your increase, flat percentage a deduction ( the same for every one that will cover the cost of living, )

simplify tax code and eliminate further taxes.

return big Federal Government to the roll of defending our rights from States and Counties and Cities not taking them away.

Prof. Donohue has a reading comprehension problem.  "Shall NOT" means, "Of course we can".  Typical "professor non-think!"

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YIKES!!! Chelsea Clinton Emphatically States A Person With A Beard And A Penis Can ‘Absolutely’ Identify As A Woman

  • The one issue Hillary and Chelsea don’t appear to agree on entirely is transgender self-identification
  • In an interview with The Sunday Times, journalist Decca Aitkenhead asked the Clintons about transgender self-identification
  • Chelsea Clinton replied ‘yes’ emphatically when asked if someone with a beard and penis can ever be a woman
  • ‘It’s going to take a lot more time and effort to understand what it means to be defining yourself differently,’ Hillary said
  • Aitkenhead said Hillary became ‘uneasy’ when the question was asked while Chelsea shot a ‘furious stare’ at the journalist as her mother answered
  • Hillary added: ‘It’s a very big generational discussion, because this is not something I grew up with or ever saw’

(Daily Mail) – It may appear Hillary and Chelsea Clinton always see eye-to-eye, but in a recent interview one topic cracked the facade of the like-minded mother-daughter power duo.

The one issue Hillary and Chelsea don’t appear to agree on entirely is transgender self-identification.

In an interview with The Sunday Times, journalist Decca Aitkenhead asked the Clintons if someone with a beard and a penis can ever be a woman, to which Chelsea replied emphatically, ‘Yes.’

However, as Aitkenhead describes it, Hillary looked ‘uneasy’, and blamed generational gaps for being less accepting.

‘Errr. I’m just learning about this,’ Hillary responded. ‘It’s a very big generational discussion, because this is not something I grew up with or ever saw. It’s going to take a lot more time and effort to understand what it means to be defining yourself differently.’

The Clintons sat sown with Aitkenhead to promote the book they co-authored, The Book of Gutsy Women: Favorite Stories of Courage and Resilience.

The book features Danica Roem, the first trans woman elected to a U.S. state legislature.

According Aitkenhead’s account, she tells Hillary during the interview that many British feminists of Hillary’s generation have a problem with the idea that a ‘lesbian who doesn’t want to sleep with someone who has a penis is transphobic.’

Hillary nods in agreement, while Chelsea ‘stiffens and stares at me’, according to Aitkenhead.

The journalist then adds that many women of Hillary’s generation are uncomfortable with biological males sharing women’s bathrooms.

‘I would say that, absolutely,’ Hillary nods firmly. ‘Absolutely. Yes.’

That’s when Chelsea begins shooting a ‘furious stare’ at Aitkenhead, who points it out to her.

‘I’m a terrible actor’, Chelsea laughs.

Chelsea then says she is thrilled with the National Health Service’s decision to assign patients to single-sex wards according to the gender they identify as, instead of their biological make up.

‘How can you treat someone if you don’t recognize who they feel and know in their core they are?’ Chelsea says.

‘And I strongly support children being able to play on the sports teams that match their own gender identity,’ she adds. ‘I think we need to be doing everything we can to support kids in being whoever they know themselves to be and discovering who they are.’

At this point Hillary looks conflicted.

‘I think you’ve got to be sensitive to how difficult this is,’ Hillary says. ‘There are women who’d say [to a trans woman], ”You know what, you’ve never had the kind of life experiences that I’ve had. So I respect who you are, but don’t tell me you’re the same as me.” I hear that conversation all the time.’

Despite the clear tension in the room, the pair say they don’t argue about this topic.

But according to Aitkenhead, ‘I get the impression they don’t like to present anything less than a united front to the world.’

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