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Hey. Take yer "balancing personal rights and public safety" and stick it you-know-where.
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Posted by: TEEBONE ®

09/12/2018, 11:30:50

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WV: Senate Candidates on the Issues- Guns
Submitted by: David Williamson

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West Virginia's senate candidates take aim at a key battleground seat. This is the first piece in a week-long look at the issues behind the race, starting with guns and the Second Amendment. Both incumbent Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) and his challenger Attorney General Patrick Morrisey (R-WV) paint themselves as pro-gun, but the two take different approaches to balancing personal rights and public safety.

Comment by: PHORTO (9/12/2018)
"[T]he two take different approaches to balancing personal rights and public safety."

Fundamental rights are NOT subject to "interest-balancing", and these yahoos need to quit saying that they are.

"We know of no other enumerated constitutional right whose core protection has been subjected to a freestanding 'interest-balancing' approach. The very enumeration of the right takes out of the hands of government ... the power to decide on a case-by-case basis whether the right is really worth insisting upon. . . The Second Amendment is no different. Like the First, it is the very product of an interest-balancing by the people[.]" - D.C. v. Heller (2008)


Democrats wouldn't buy a clue if it was government subsidized.

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