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21 Oct, 5 tweets, 1 min read
Giffords Law Center’s chief counsel (at 2:20): "...what really the founding generation was trying to protect was the ability of states to maintain these militias that consisted of the people... It was really about a civic right of the people to come together to form a militia."
(at 21:20): "This new series of judges appointed by President Trump really threaten our gun laws today in a way that's unprecedented, which we just have not seen before."
(at 22:20): "We're not talking about your grandparent's Republicans here. We're talking about a new breed of Republican jurist with very dangerous views on the 2nd Amendment."
(at 33:40): "Imagine a world in a crowded city like New York City or Los Angeles... where the government would become powerless to limit who was carrying guns on the subway, or who was carrying guns in restaurants, or places where people do their shopping...."
(at 34:30): "We need to be ready for this fight that's to come because it is coming. There is no shortage of gun lobby-financed lawyers bringing lawsuits challenging gun laws across the country."

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