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“Essay winners tackle right to bear arms”


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Do I even need to write this post? The article is about a college scholarship essay. The subject was the Second Ammendment.  It took place on Nantucket Island, just a few miles away from the Kennedy compound in Hyannisport. The rest is utterly predictable.

Samantha Pillion and Stephanie Norris, first- and second-place winners in the annual Macomber Essay contest, found themselves writing about the Second Amendment – the right to bear arms – at an interesting time in our country’s history, given the April 2007 Virginia Tech shootings where 32 people were killed by a fellow student.

“The Second Amendment was never designed to say to a student that you can walk into a gun store in Virginia and buy a Glock,” said former Nantucket District Court Judge W. James O’Neill, who was on-island last week to award the Nantucket High School seniors checks in the amount of $1,000 and $500, respectively.

Oh brother. Here we go again.

“I challenge you children to have the courage to act on the wisdom shown in your essays,” added O’Neill during the presentation. “Semi-automatic handguns were never intended in the spirit of the amendment. We cannot tolerate the amount of violence generated by handguns.”

Anybody got any Dramamine? I think I’m getting seasick.

“I did not realize that so many of our Constitutional amendments are still being debated emotionally,” said [essay contest winner] Pillion, who will be attending Wellesley College this September. “There is a lot of emotional volatility that has to do with gun control laws and rights.”

“For the most part, many Nantucketers are very liberal and have the same opinion,” she added. “I learned through my Internet research, that across America there are starkly different opinions. It was wild.”

How about that? She had to go online and do research to even realize that some people were in favor of the Second Ammendment. Sounds to me like the nanny-staters have done a superb job on that little island. Complete and total brainwashing.


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