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  • How Would Justice Kagan Approach the Second Amendment?

    At a Second Amendment Task Force held earlier this summer, Hans Von Spakovsky, Senior Research Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, explained that Elena Kagan’s lack of action in her current job as Solicitor General with regard to the 2nd Amendment speaks volumes about how Kagan would rule on similar cases that would appear before the Supreme Court.

    As Hans explained to the audience,

    “”A lot of the discussion and speculation about Kagan’s legal philosophy is limited by her very thin record of scholarship and her complete lack of experience in the courtroom or appellate litigation. So we have to look at what we have and frankly one of the things I think many people have missed is her lack of action in her current job as Solicitor General.”

    As the Senate deliberates over Kagan’s nomination this week, it is imperative that they consider the impact her confirmation might have on the Supreme Court’s interpretation of the Second Amendment. Additionally, they should review all of the other red flags that exist in her record. Supreme Court appointments are weighty decisions and Kagan’s record should receive the full scrutiny it deserves.

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    5 Responses to How Would Justice Kagan Approach the Second Amendment?

    1. Bannon - Southeast T says:

      Kagan has no concept of the meaning our Founders had for our Constitution. She is another in a long list of Marxist/Socialist appointees by Commrade Nobama with a personal agenda of destroying our Constitution. WAKE UP AMERICA!!!! We have seen the enemy of our country and it is in our midst.

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    3. Lloyd Scallan (New O says:

      Kagan would not have been nominated by Obama unless she is anti-second admandment, anti-Constitution, and anti-American. She is just yet another

      lackey that reflects Obama's ideology of Socialism and Marxism.

    4. IWO V 26 says:

      I believe a careful consideration of the last 18 months will reveal all the following conditions – taken directly from the Declaration of Independance – to have occured.

      • He has forbidden his Governors to pass Laws of immediate and pressing importance, unless suspended in their operation till his Assent should be obtained; and when so suspended, he has utterly neglected to attend to them.

      • He has refused his Assent to Laws, the most wholesome and necessary for the public good.

      • He has erected a multitude of New Offices, and sent hither swarms of Officers to harass our people, and eat out their substance.

      • He has combined with others to subject us to a jurisdiction foreign to our constitution, and unacknowledged by our laws; giving his Assent to their Acts of pretended Legislation:

      • For imposing Taxes on us without our Consent

      • For taking away our Charters, abolishing our most valuable Laws, and altering fundamentally the Forms of our Governments:

      • In every stage of these Oppressions we have Petitioned for Redress in the most humble terms: Our repeated Petitions have been answered only by repeated injury. A Prince whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a Tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.

    5. Pingback: My Senate briefing on Kagan and the McDonald Case | theConstitutional.org

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