If law-abiding citizens are stripped of the right to protect themselves with firearms, Goodman argued that this would leave innocent people at the mercy of criminals.
For Goodman, the Second Amendment makes it clear that the Constitution intended to give individual citizens the right to own weapons in order to deter tyranny and protect their lives.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
Goodman defends Second Amendment in constitutional forum
Sen. Jack Goodman, R-Mount Vernon, a candidate for the Seventh District Congressional seat currently held by Roy Blunt, defended the Second Amendment during a Constitution Day debate at Drury University recently, according to an article in the campus newspaper, The Mirror: