I Do, But I Don't

I Do, But I Don't

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Badge Of Honor: Brady Campaign Gives Oklahoma "2"

Newspaper editors, college presidents and even District Attorneys are more than a little uncomfortable with the fact that Oklahomans have read the Constitution and believe that the 2nd Amendment was/is an important amendment to the Constitution.  As a matter of fact, many states would not ratify the Constitution unless the 2nd Amendment was included. 

So, what about the whole "shall not be infringed" do they dislike?  Well, in short, it's part of the Big Brother aspects of elected officials and the oligarchy.  They themselves believe to BE the law rather than those who are tasked with enforcing the law.  And the Brady Bunch is no different and according to the Tulsa World, they give Oklahoma a "2" out of a possible "100."

From the Tulsa World story:
A leading gun-control group gave Oklahoma a score of 2 out of a possible 100 points Wednesday, but the score was enough to keep the state off the "do-nothing'' list.

According to the fourth-annual scorecard released by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence, Oklahoma received its 2 points for not forcing colleges to allow firearms on campus.

Still, the group concluded, "Oklahoma has weak gun laws that help feed the illegal gun market and allow the sale of guns without background checks.''
The Brady Campaign and those who support them will not rest until each and every gun owner in the country is lined up and flogged for desiring to exercise their right to keep and bear arms.  Even many prosecutors who have campaigned as "2nd Amendment supporters," fall in lock-step with editorial boards and university elitists who somehow believe university campuses are equal to that of the Holy Sepulcher.  It's sexy to campaign as a supporter of the right to keep and bear arms because it is an 80 percentile issue in Oklahoma.  Most Democrats and Republicans alike find the Brady Campaign and the anti-gun crowd to be far left of center.  But once elected, most find themselves in a precarious situation - they want to be invited to the expensive dinners and the elitist events hosted by the power-brokers who donate to their campaigns.

While the Brady Campaign has other states groveling at their feet, Oklahoma is standing firm and most of us consider their low scores to be a badge of honor.