We have reported extensively on how the Obama administration and the Democrats in Washington, along with Republicans, have been pushing for an ultimate goal, which is gun confiscation. However, many people are under the impression that just because an elected official or candidate has an “R” behind his name, that person is all for gun owner’s rights. Nothing could be further from the truth and here’s the evidence.
The first example is my home state of South Carolina. Republicans in the State legislature killed a bill, sponsored by Republican Senator Lee Bright, that would allow for unrestricted rights to carry your gun lawfully. It’s called Constitutional Carry. Only four Republicans voted for it! I thought these guys were the people always talking about our rights and personal responsibility, but no, in many cases they are wanting to coddle the people and treat them like children, just like Democrats.
The problem is that nowhere in his statement does he address “bearing” those same arms. Why doesn’t SC law reflect the Second Amendment? Because progressives like Martin have been making the laws for all that time since the time following Abraham Lincoln, and the War to Enslave the States. Why does he only stop at 140 years? Why doesn’t he go back further, back to the founding or even prior to the founding of the United States? That should tell you something right there.
But it isn’t just in South Carolina. Tennessee Republicans did the exact same thing.