Posted February 19, 2016 5:00 pm by Comments

By Dean Weingarten

(courtesy inquisitr.com)

A Georgia television station’s report raises an interesting and important question: should a person who’s legally blind be “allowed” to exercise their Second Amendment rights? From newschannel9.com . . .

Her father, Sheriff Warren Wethington, taught her how to shoot.

He told Byfield he wants his daughter to be able to protect herself.

“The people who express their opinions that my daughter’s not safe with a gun most likely have never held one, shot one or know anything about one,” Sheriff Wethington said.

“I’m not a threat to society. I’m a law-abiding citizen, and just because I’m legally blind doesn’t mean I shouldn’t have a permit to defend myself,” Bethany Wethington told Byfield.

Another person, referred to as Bunch, has a friend who does not want him carrying a pistol, because he cannot see well — even though he trusts him with a gun in his house.

I struck me that preventing a person from exercising their Second Amendment rights, because of a disability, might be a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). I looked at the ADA website for hints. From ada.gov:

§ 35.130 General prohibitions against discrimination

(a) No qualified individual with a disability shall, on the basis …Read the Rest

Source:: Truth About Guns

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