Originally Posted by carve
We weren't referring NECESSARILY to limiting their power at the point of the gun. We were referrring to them violating constitutionally protected freedoms of any kind. The ENTIRE bill of rights was intended to limit government power and protect liberty- not just the 2nd amendment. Do you want to encourage your government to break its own rules and exercise powers it has no authority to exercise?
What are your feeling about the warrantless wiretaps that started under President Bush? I don't see a thread where you are railing against that.