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NRA-Backed Amendment on Ballot Tuesday in Kentucky
| 3 November, 2012
Posted on 11/04/2012 6:19:06 AM PST by marktwain
Voters across the state will cast ballots on Election Day to decide whether hunting and fishing should be a constitutional right in Kentucky. The effort is backed by the National Rifle Association, which has pushed similar measures in 12 other states as a way to stop any possible effort in the future to ban hunting.
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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: banglist; constitution; hunting; ky
If it does not matter, why oppose it?
posted on 11/04/2012 6:19:18 AM PST
Out here away from the cities this will pass with out any problem.
to decide whether hunting and fishing should be a constitutional right in Kentucky.
Ummm...what the heck is a "constitutional right"?
People have the right, given to them by their Creator, to procure sustainance.
Perhaps the constitutionally illiterate author meant a "constitutionally protected right"?
posted on 11/04/2012 6:42:40 AM PST
by Bloody Sam Roberts
("The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left." Ecclesiastes 1)
However, Transylvania University Political Science Director Don Dugi said the amendment, if passed, wouldn't change anything.
"It leads the constitution to be a hodgepodge of junk," Dugi said.
Har har. It's way too late to worry about that. The KY constitution has something like 200 pages of amendments. I'm guessing that only FL is worse for endless amendments that are rightly the prevue of the legislature.
posted on 11/04/2012 6:44:52 AM PST
(If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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