Thursday, October 16, 2014

The First v. the Second Amendment on a college campus

English: Painting, 1856, by Junius Brutus Stea...
English: Painting, 1856, by Junius Brutus Stearns, Washington at Constitutional Convention of 1787, signing of U.S. Constitution. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
In a state where concealed-carry is the law, a speaker scheduled to castigate violent video games is scared off by an anonymous threat from a wanna-be shooter.

Are free speech/academic freedom compatible with the right to bear arms?  "No" is the answer in this instance.  So how can the First and Second Amendments of the U.S. Constitution co-exist, when those with the guns get to "call the shots"?

The pen may be mightier than the sword, but bullets seem to speak louder than words.

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