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Armed and Safe is a gun rights advocacy blog, with the mission of debunking the "logic" of the enemies of the Constitutionally guaranteed, fundamental human right of the individual to keep and bear arms.

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Wednesday, March 09, 2011

FOID data publication has nothing to do with government accountability

The far more fundamental issue, though, is of course that this information is not legitimately the government's to "account for." The Supreme Court has repeatedly ruled that the right to keep and bear arms is fundamental, and explicitly guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. That right's licensure, then, has no legitimacy whatsoever. To keep government "in check," what needs to be done is not to require it to reveal to whom it has granted "permission" to own firearms, but to strip it of the power to either grant or deny that permission. [More]
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