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Elena Get Your Gun
American Thinker, by Thomas Lifson

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Posted By:magnante, 11/12/2012 10:13:33 AM

The national media have ignored a fascinating development, one worth keeping an eye on: Justice Elena Kagan has taken up recreational shooting and hunting. She likes it so much that she has moved from small game (quail) to big game (elk).(snip)"That´s a big step outside the Ivy League bubble. Recreational shooting can become addicting. Appreciation for one part of the Constitution can also lead to appreciation for others."In the unlikely event Justice Kagan develops a new appreciation of the Second Amendment, it would constitute a sort of reverse "Greenhouse effect"

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Not your typical New Yorker, 11/12/2012 10:21:33 AM     (No. 9008770)

Soon she´ll be shooting the U. S. constitution too.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Vaquero45, 11/12/2012 11:00:47 AM     (No. 9008872)

Well, I hope Scalia made her buy her own guns instead of loaning her any. She´ll see how ridiculous gun laws are.

I´m reserving judgment on this one until I see how she votes in the future. I´m not holding my breath.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: corndoggies, 11/12/2012 12:06:21 PM     (No. 9009007)

I´m a woman who shoots guns and I´ve seen the transformation in other women who´ve never shot a gun and really could not have cared less about shooting a gun. Once you show them how to hold it, how to aim it, what to expect when they pull the trigger, it´s a look they give over their shoulder at you once that gun goes off and they realize they´re still alive and what fun it is. This is not a bad thing. The AR15 is the one I start with, I call it the chick assault rifle then we move on to the Glock 20.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: disasterman, 11/12/2012 12:26:47 PM     (No. 9009038)

Wouldn´t it be great if Kagan turned out to be as disappointing for the libs as some so called conservative judges have for us. Learning to shoot among other things (muggings) can make for positive changes with libs. #3 My ´chick´ handles her AR15 and AK quite well, she does a good job with my FAL and the M1A1 as well.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Newtsche, 11/12/2012 12:30:58 PM     (No. 9009046)

Be vewy, vewy quiet, I´m hunting cwackah´s.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Doc Obiwan, 11/12/2012 12:37:58 PM     (No. 9009061)

Agree, #3. I, too, have seen the transformation. I´ve taught quite a number of women to shoot...my wife is as fine a hand with her .45 Ed Brown as most men. The first two years of college (before she transferred to a college further away), my daughter would bring an anti-gun or gun-neutral friend home with her on weekends. We´d take ´em out to the range, teach ´em to shoot, and they´d go back to college with a whole new attitude.

In the case of Kagan, however, I, too, will reserve judgement. Since she´s a lib, I think it all too possible she might decide she likes shooting...but it´s too good for the common people, the hoi polloi. Only the elite should be permitted access to firearms.

Perhaps I´m overly suspicious....

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MsMontana, 11/12/2012 12:51:06 PM     (No. 9009089)

Is this from The Onion?

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Reply 8 - Posted by: chance_232, 11/12/2012 12:59:49 PM     (No. 9009122)

Elena Kagan with a gun is as disturbing a mental image as her getting out of the shower.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: JHHolliday, 11/12/2012 1:35:53 PM     (No. 9009201)

I will reserve judgement also #6. You may be right. Most liberals are elites and think they are above the rules that apply to us bitter-clingers. You only have to note the armed bodyguards that the Dem officials have in their ´gun-free´ cities.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: drkillj0y, 11/12/2012 2:37:13 PM     (No. 9009351)

A well regulated militia isn´t a sports team.

Scalia need to take her to the next Knob Creek MG Shoot and put her behind a Quad Fifty then we´ll know for sure if she can be converted....


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Reply 11 - Posted by: TnEm, 11/12/2012 4:25:33 PM     (No. 9009517)

Yea, #3!!! All women should feel the rush of shooting.

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