By Beth Baumann
During a conversation with Mark Levin, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), pointed out the hypocrisy of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals decision on Maryland’s “assault weapons” ban, which keeps a list of “assault weapons” out of the hands of the law-abiding gun owners.
“The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has invented this new test for the Second Amendment. Here’s what their test said: the Second Amendment doesn’t protect a weapon if it would be useful in a military context.”
“This test isn’t just sort of questionable. It isn’t just a little bit out there. It is nuts!” Cruz exclaimed. “The Second Amendment was designed explicitly to protect weapons used in a military context.
Sen. Cruz went on to explain the how the Founding Fathers envisioned the Second Amendment and even applied the Court of Appeals’ logic to life back in 1789.
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