The Honorable Judge Andrew Napolitano answered a simple question: “Is the Second Amendment a Sacred Right?”
After commenting on the reality of the tragedy forced upon Orlando, Florida in the wake of a radical Islamic terror attack there, Napolitano shifted his focus to the gun control debate.
“I don’t want to talk about the reasons for the killing other than to talk about the government’s involvement,” Napolitano stated during a “Judge Napolitano’s Chambers” segment this week.
“The one thing these mass killings have in common is that they occur in what the government cheerfully calls ‘Gun Free Zones,’” he said. “They should be called killing zones.”
Napolitano’s statement pointed to the fact that if citizens were able to be armed in these placed, they could defend themselves against the attackers who obviously do not follow the rules.
“If anything is obvious from these tragedies, beyond a reasonable doubt, it’s that the government cannot keep us safe. But for the government to assault our ability to defend ourselves violates the natural law,” Napolitano commented.
His statement went further to describe our right to protect ourselves as a “natural right.”
You can watch the full segment here:
Judge Napolitano also wrote a piece entitled “In Defense of Self-Defense” on Townhall, in which he shifted his focus to Hillary Clinton and her hypocritical statements after the Orlando shooting.
“Hillary Clinton called the rifle the Orlando killer carried a ‘weapon of war.’ It is not,” the judge wrote. “It is the same rifle that her Secret Service detail carries.
“Many of her acolytes have called it an assault rifle. It is not. It fires one round for each trigger pull. True assault rifles — not those that the politicians have renamed assault rifles because they have a collapsible stock and a bayonet holder (I know this sounds ridiculous, but it is true) — fire numerous rounds per trigger pull. They have been outlawed on U.S. soil since 1934.”
Judge Napolitano finished off his statement with a powerful blow that completely obliterated President Barack Obama’s gun control advocacy.
“All these mass killings have the same ending: The killer stops only when he is killed,” he wrote. “But that requires someone else with a gun to be there.
“Shouldn’t that be sooner rather than later?”
That’s a great question — one for which neither President Barack Obama nor his would-be successor will have an adequate answer.
H/T Bearing Arms
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