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Armed populace keeps leaders in line
Among the key disclosures during the on-going gun control debate is the amazing lack of historical knowledge of the Constitution ("Obama pledges fight for gun laws," Jan. 17). When apparently well-educated political leaders such as Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York argue that constitutional gun rights were to protect hunting and Rep. John Lewis of Georgia states that they were conceived to defend against foreign invasion, it reveals some serious gaps in American education.
January 19, 2013