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On the December 19, 2012 episode of the Agenda with Steve Paikin, Peter Beinart, former editor of the New Republic, openly declared that it doesn’t matter what the Framers of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution had in mind when drafting it — or, by implication, the entire Constitution (at 12:15):

Steve Paikin: “But do you think that this is what the Framers had in mind, the kind of mass access to weapons that people have in the United States today?

“Peter Beinart: I’m not sure, frankly, it even really matters that much what the Framers had in mind.

For a faithful textualist and originalist interpretation of the Constitution, see my interview on Exposing Faux Capitalism with Judge Douglass Bartley.

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