2018-04-07 17:43:50 UTC
The first time South Carolina left the union, it was because the scions of that
state wanted the brutal practice of chattel slavery to continue, sparking the
U.S. Civil War. This time, a group of House Republicans is proposing the very
same action over so-called gun rights. To which I say, See ya!
On Thursday, Reps. Mike Pitts, Jonathon Hill, and Ashley Trathman introduced
legislation that would allow the state to consider secession should the federal
government violate the Second Amendment.
It states the general assembly shall convene to consider whether to secede from
the United States based on the federal governments unconstitutional violation
of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution if the federal
government confiscates legally purchased firearms, according to the NY Daily
Although Rep. Pitts acknowledged the bill has no chance at passage, he said he
wrote it to highlight the desperate need for guns.
I see a lot of stuff where people even talk about totally repealing the Second
Amendment, which separates us from the entire rest of the world, Pitts said.
Good point, Pitts. We are separated from the rest of the worldin violent gun