We have been putting up responses for well over a month now and will continue to do so as they come in. We will continue with normal coverage of gear, camo, guns, etc. However, until threats to the 2nd Amendment remain, it is important to know what the Representatives and Senators across America are contemplating. Our latest response is from Florida's Congressman Ron DeSantis of the 6th Congressional District.
Thank you for contacting me regarding the Second Amendment and your right to keep and bear arms. Please know that I appreciate you taking the time to share your views.
I am a supporter of the Second Amendment and believe that it protects an individual's right to bear arms. I believe that the government has the authority to prevent criminals and the mentally ill from acquiring firearms. At the same time, I do not believe that it is wise to allow the horrific actions of a sociopath, such as the murder in Newtown, to serve as a pretext for the government to restrict the freedoms of law-abiding citizens.
As a member of the Judiciary Committee, I will closely review all proposals and will oppose all proposals which fail to protect the Second Amendment rights of legal gun owners. Bad policy of this sort tends to benefit the criminal element in society, who do not follow our gun laws.
Again, thank you for contacting me. It is a privilege and an honor to serve you. Please feel free to visit my website to sign-up for email newsletter updates on issues that are important to you or stay connected through Facebook and Twitter.
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