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WHOA! Piers Morgan: "The Second Amendment was clumsily written, it’s time for a debate to rephrase it"

WHOA! Piers Morgan: "The Second Amendment was clumsily written, it’s time for a debate to rephrase it"

By Melissa Quinn | October 18, 2013

CNN host Piers Morgan is well known for his outspoken anti-gun stance and is hardly a supporter of the Second Amendment. But Morgan took a shot at the Founding Fathers on Friday, saying the Second Amendment was “clumsily written” and calling for a debate to rephrase it.

Morgan spoke to an audience at the National Press Club and discussed his new book, “Shooting Straight: Guns, Gays, God and George Clooney.” The CNN host has gained notoriety for calling for more gun control, especially since the shootings in Aurora, Colo., and Newtown, Conn., and Morgan didn’t disappoint, addressing what he says is the evolution Second Amendment and the Constitution.

“That to me shows you how clumsily worded, and I say that with great respect for the Founding Fathers, that Second Amendment was,” he said. “The comma in the middle is perhaps the most dangerous comma ever written because it can be interpreted in different ways.”

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It is not a valid argument because it is made in ignorance.

All you need to do is educate them on what the phrase means.

They can either accept the truth and change their tune, or continue their stupidity.

Liberals like to think themselves more educated and enlightened.

That WAS true of classical liberals.

That is not true of socialists masquerading as liberals.

Hit them where it hurts - their assumed intellectual superiority.

If they choose to view it in that context - then logically

you can argue that a State has a legal obligation to HAVE a militia.
Seems it is actually mandated if you interpret it in that context.
Since the state has failed its duty, it is within the rights of the individual to take up where the state has failed.

Now, lets keep following this.
So Texas declares it is going to follow the Constitution and form a militia - under state control. It then has the power to purchase ALL arms - including stealth fighters if it so wishes. And those fighters belong to Texas - not the US.

I kinda like where the libs are going with this.

Yes lets have a debate. The

Yes lets have a debate. The 2nd amendment was put in place to allow self-protection from others, including the government. That need continues to exist after 200 years and is even greater today in the case of the government.

The second amemdment has been clumsily read

By those who wish it gone

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Great Comment

Ha, I love this..."clumsily read" is correct.

“They redefined it as an individual’s right to bear arms, no longer as part of a well-regulated militia,” Morgan said.

This is what Piers said. You have to wonder how he is a journalist if he doesn't know how to read a simple sentence. Then again, the dissent in Heller suffers from the same flaw.

it's not the first time a brit

wished us disarmed.

"The two weakest arguments for any issue on the House floor are moral and constitutional"
Ron Paul

"A well regulated Militia

"A well regulated Militia ,"
Translated into dumbshit: The Citizenry, will be equipped with the best military hardware available and trained in military tactics.

"being necessary to the security of a free State,"
Being essential for kicking the living dog shit out of any tyrants that would rob us of our Liberty, Property and our very lives if left to their own devices.

"the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
See the above if you're confused about this part.

See Switzerland for precedent and the example.

"The United States can pay any debt it has because we can always print money to do that." — Alan Greenspan

So Sayeth The King

Whether or not you like Alex

Whether or not you like Alex Jones, how great was it that he called Piers a redcoat to his face lol?

Hey, Piers, GSYS!

Do what the rest of us do...wish in one hand, spit in the other, and see which one fills up first. You treasonous dirtbag.

Before we start screwing with the Bill of Rights, how about we end the freaking Fed and the IRS? While we're rewriting the Constitution, why don't we add, oh, I don't know, a BALANCED BUDGET amendment? Why don't we add one to clarify the meaning of the 10th Amendment so that the states can tell the corrupt SCOTUS what's really constitutional? Wait a minute, here's one...let's make the violation of the Constitution by an elected official punishable by death. How about that, you A-hole.

Oh. We can't touch the Constitution because if we try, the morons will finish breaking it.

Go back to England, you jerk, and leave our Constitution alone.


His ratings dropped like a rock after his last go at gun control that failed miserably, and now he's on the outs with the network and his few remaining viewers he wants to go out with a "BANG"?

Somebody will take him out with poison or a crossbow!

So much for martyrdom....... 8)

If you can read this thank a teacher. Because it's in English thank a soldier!

"The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money."
- Alexis de Tocqueville

Who elected these inbred

Who elected these inbred talking head reporters in charge of socially engineering the American people?

I thought....

that the Federalist papers explained that!

F--- Piers Morgan! Help make the 2nd Amendment a reality.....


Are you a POT or a PET - Person Embracing Tyranny?

Time to deport....

Anyone who still serves the inbred witch, who calls herself a Queen.

Britts, Canadians, Aussies.....

Don't let the door hit you in the ass on your way out.

If you desire to be ruled over by a president, a king, or queen, you are indeed a Slave.

Natural Order

As Americans can you really

As Americans can you really afford to lose more friends in the world?

I have lots of friends from all over the world

They are my friends because they are free individuals and do not serve any president, king or Queen.

Natural Order

You sound like you're

You sound like you're thirteen years old.

Piers is a clown.

Piers has a tiny little audience and he just does not understand...we will not be disarmed. It's just not popular.

Piers-Morgan is an entertaining clown.

I really hope the condescending ass winds up in a FEMA camp or secret prison to those who agree with him or her think "happy thoughts" are going to stop tyrants.

I hope he is not assassinated; however, if this happens, I hope it is with a Zip gun, as he clearly does NOT understand it is impossible to eliminate firearms as long as you have people with even primitive gunsmith skills.

Piers's pea brain is clumsily stricken

What part of "shall not be infringed" does he not understand?

Morgan's Pier puts recycled junk to use. Like Piers News Views.

Morgan's Pier beer garden, Delaware River, Philadelphia: Beer garden w/ Linden trees, planters, colorful umbrellas, cushions, bar, booths and picnic tables. This hodge-podge blends together for dilapidated, casual waterfront rest-stop with a view... of the bottom of a bridge).

Also see: scum; barnacles; pollution.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

I would like

...to read his suggestion.


Just another

idiot talking head. This is what happens when you give anybody a microphone.

Pierce you may be good with celebrities and gossip but you know didley squat about politics. Stick to what you know.

The U.S. Second Amendment is from the British Bill of Rights

... and Piers Morgan doesn't know what he's talking about anyway.


Thomas R. Eddlem

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Fantastic, everyone needs to

Fantastic, everyone needs to click on that link

Beware the cult of "government"...


I wouldn't give credibility to what that British Bafoon says.

How the hell does he presume to be an authority or have ANY standing on such a subject?

By the way, this is where the "natural born" citizen clause needed to be president shows its worth.

Ok rpcongress!

I can respect the reason for downvoting...

Thanks for posting pal..

...says the Brit who comes

...says the Brit who comes from one of the most violent countries in the world...using everything else but guns. I can't even watch Coronation Street anymore, a once popular longtime "soap opera". The new writers have turned the residents of Weatherfield, Manchester into sleazoids, liars, pimps, thieves, murderers, ne'er do wells' in general but all the time promoting their medical system, their police as benign, benevolent, keepers of the zoo. The storylines are based on constant promiscuity, chaos, and disorder of the minds. Why Piers thinks he has the influence to alter what people think or care what he himself thinks is laughable to extreme. Why is he still on the air????

Shameless is the same and is really funny.

Also set in Manchester, but ridiculing the healthcare system, the welfare system and public housing. Plenty of violence, but you rarely see a gun.