By David Codrea
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Today, December 15, is Bill of Rights Day, a commemoration of its ratification in 1791 that too few Americans even appear aware of, let alone reflective of what it means. Established for official national observance through a proclamation by Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1941, the tradition has been carried on by succeeding presidents, including Donald Trump, whose own proclamation recognizes how rights exist to safeguard against government corruption and abuse.
Sadly, Bill of Rights Day is also the anniversary of the day Border Patrol agent Brian Terry died, killed by Mexican cartel criminals on U.S. soil. Recovered at the scene of Terry’s murder were firearms linked to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Operation Fast and Furious and a lethal practice known as “gunwalking.” Firearms were being allowed to cross the border in violation of both U.S. and …Read the Rest