By Bob Owens
Republican Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has released the Second Amendment plank of his platform, and it’s going to thrill most supporters of gun rights, while leaving gun control supporters either terrified or enraged.
Entitled, “Protecting Our Second Amendment Rights Will Make American Great Again,” the position paper hits the following key points (we’ve reordered them to keep like points together):
- Law-abiding citizens can help thwart crime by practicing concealed carry. “Here’s another important way to fight crime – empower law-abiding gun owners to defend themselves. Law enforcement is great, they do a tremendous job, but they can’t be everywhere all of the time. Our personal protection is ultimately up to us. That’s why I’m a gun owner, that’s why I have a concealed carry permit, and that’s why tens of millions of Americans have concealed carry permits as well. It’s just common sense. To make America great again, we’re going to go after criminals and put the law back on the side of the law-abiding.”
- There should be national concealed carry reciprocity. “The right of self-defense doesn’t stop at the end of your driveway. That’s why I have a concealed carry permit and why tens of millions of Americans do too. …read more
Source:: Bearing Arms