Thomas McKee: Holding holds firm

February 11, 2013 

Holding holds firm

I recently sent this message to Congressman George Holding: “I don’t know your position on gun control, but if you now oppose banning assault weapons, please tell me the number of people dying by them before you will vote to ban them.”

Here is the significant paragraph from his response: “The reality is that there are millions of gun owners across America that follow the law, and it is important to distinguish the rights of law-abiding citizens from the actions of a few deranged individuals. We need a thoughtful discussion about the best ways to protect our citizens, but I am concerned that the President’s proposals fail to respect core constitutional principles. Ultimately, any proposal to change federal gun law must pass through the House Committee on the Judiciary – of which I am a member. You can be sure I will fight to protect Second Amendment rights should the committee consider any new gun-control legislation.”

Thanks to my congressman and others, it appears that the slaughter will continue.

Thomas McKee

Cary

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