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Retired Supreme Court Justice Stevens says the Second Amendment should be repealed

John Paul Stevens, the 97-year-old retired judge of the Supreme court, is the demand for the repeal of the Second Amendment and a promising anti-gun protesters to do the same.

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John Paul Stevens, the 97-year-old retired judge of the Supreme court, is the demand for the repeal of the Second Amendment and a promising anti-gun protesters to do the same.

Stevens, once the leader of the court liberals, said that “students and their supporters”, who have demonstrated against school shootings “addiction should be effective and sustainable reforms.”

“You demand a repeal of the Second Amendment,” Stevens wrote in an op-ed for the New York Times on Tuesday.

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Stevens argued that the Supplement, stating that “a well regulated militia, may, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to and bear arms will not be infringed” – is a “relic from the 18th century. Century.”

To stop the repeal of the Second Amendment, he argues, is the most effective way of school shootings. Stevens retired from the court in 2010.

“The simple, but dramatic action would be on a Saturday, the protesters Stevens said closer to your goal than any other possible reform”. “It would be the only legal regulation protects the seller of firearms in the United States — unlike every other market in the world.”

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Repealing to do by the Second Amendment would be extraordinarily difficult for the anti-gun activists. That would require both houses of Congress proposes the amendment with a two thirds majority, or two-thirds of the state legislatures calls to keep Congress, a constitutional Convention. The ratification would then be by three-fourths of the States or country days.

In his op-ed, Stevens rails against the 2008 Supreme Court District of Columbia v. Heller decision found that an individual right to bear arms.

“This decision — I was convinced, incorrectly, and was certainly quarrel with the NRA, a propaganda weapon of immense power,” said Stevens. “To overturn the decision through a constitutional amendment, to get rid of the Second Amendment would be simple and would do more to weaken the NRA the ability to stymie legal debate and block constructive gun control legislation than any other available option.”

There has been a renewed push for gun control since February, the school shooting in Parkland, Florida. But there has been no serious push by Democrats to repeal the amendment.

If you said to the conservatives in the last month, President Trump, he believes that the Democrats would try to repeal the Second amendment, if you are back in control of the government.

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“They take their Second Amendment, which said, we will never allow to happen,” Trump.

Alex Pappas is a political reporter at FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Alex Pappas.

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