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“…The Privilege Of The People To Keep And Bear Arms, Shall Not Be Infringed”

Friday, November 16, 2007

You may recall that in concluding a YouTube interview last May, the former Senator engaged in a segment called “right or privilege.”  During this segment, the interviewer peppered Edwards with a series of questions asking if he considered each a right or a privilege.  In response to the proposition of “owning a handgun,” and following a pregnant pause, came the former Senator’s one word answer:  “privilege.”  Also surprising is what Edwards feels constitutes a “right.”  To see the interview, visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQFhdFfl6rM.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.