Grassley's Compromise Could Endanger the Second Amendment
ACTION: Urge Senator Chuck Grassley to reconsider his foolish statements and to refuse ANY consideration of an Obama “swing justice” who would effectively repeal the Second Amendment.
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Grassley Could Make the Difference in Whether Obama Gets the Deciding Anti-gun Vote on the Supreme Court
The stakes couldn't be higher.
Barack Obama is preparing to nominate a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia who would cast the deciding vote to reverse the Supreme Court’s gun decisions in Heller and McDonald.
Once this happens, no individual would have a right, in the court’s fraudulent view, to “keep and bear arms.” The Second Amendment would be effectively ripped out of the Constitution.
We know that the Constitution -- and the Second Amendment -- trumps any unlawful decision by the Supreme Court.
But a change in the Court -- with the anti-gun decisions that follow -- will give the “green light” for all kinds of gun registration and gun bans, resulting in a chilling effect on the exercise of our gun rights.
This is the battle we are now facing.
The liberal media has made it clear what their strategy is: Put a “human face” to the anti-gun nominee ... bring his or her photogenic family before a Senate hearing ... and pick off Republican Senators one-by-one.
Fortunately, the Republican leadership has (so far) indicated they are not willing to give Barack Obama the chance to “fundamentally transform” this country by giving him a majority on the Supreme Court.
Grassley Compromise Could Sink the Second Amendment
But then there’s the compromising Republican Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa.
Senator Grassley has effectively stabbed Mitch McConnell, fellow Republicans, and gun owners in the back.
He has, in effect, invited Obama to nominate and push an anti-gun nominee, and has refused to rule out confirmation of Barack Obama’s choice.
In so doing, he has knowingly -- for his own political advantage -- torn a hole in the GOP’s “wall of opposition” to Obama’s gun-grabbing choice.
The Quad-City Times reports that “U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, left open the possibility Tuesday of a hearing on the Senate Judiciary Committee if President Barack Obama nominates a replacement for the late Justice Antonin Scalia.”
But this approach is extremely dangerous! Because every time you give ground -- by allowing a hearing or a floor vote -- you allow Harry Reid and the Democrats to get one step closer to using parliamentary tools to put a radical anti-gunner on the Supreme Court.
It is imperative that gun owners in Iowa put the heat on Chuck Grassley and change his mind.
Otherwise, Obama and the liberal media can proceed to pick off more Grassley-like compromisers -- one-by-one.
And we all know how this will play out. Obama’s gun-confiscating choice will have no “paper trail.” He or she will be articulate and will profess their love for the Second Amendment and for stare decisis.
Then, after confirmation, like Sonia Sotomayor, they will not be able to shred the Second Amendment fast enough.
So please urge Senator Chuck Grassley to refuse ANY consideration of an Obama “swing justice” who would effectively repeal the Second Amendment.