Thomas Sowell (why yes, it is Tuesday): “…keeping guns out of the hands of law-abiding citizens does not keep guns out of the hands of criminals.”

Dr. Sowell’s column at JewishWorldReview.com is written – again – with words better than mine. The ideas and ‘feelings’ and beliefs are exactly in line with my own.

Just a tidbit:

What all this means is that judges and the voting public have different roles. There is no reason why judges should “consider the basic values that underlie a constitutional provision and their contemporary significance,” as Justice Stephen Breyer said in his dissent against the Supreme Court’s gun control decision.

But, as the great Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes said, his job was “to see that the game is played according to the rules whether I like them or not.”

Thank you, Dr. Sowell.

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