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Gun-Crazed Wingnuts File New Petition: Prosecute Sen. Feinstein for "Treason to the Constitution"

Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 11:32:40 am

Following up on yesterday's story about the crazed wingnut reactions to Sen. Dianne Feinstein's proposed assault weapons ban, today we discover a new petition at the White House website: Try Senator Dianne Feinstein in a Federal Court for Treason to the Constitution.

The Constitution was written to restrain the government. No amendment is more important for this purpose than the 2nd amendment. The 2nd amendment was written so the power could be kept with the citizenry in the face of a tyrannical government. It was well understood the Constitution acknowledged certain rights that could not be limited by government.

Senator Dianne Feinstein has made it clear she does not believe in the Constitution or the inalienable rights of Americans to keep and bear arms. She is actively working to destroy the 2nd amendment with her 2013 assault weapons ban. For this reason we the people of the united States petition for her to be tried in Federal Court for treason to the Constitution.

Oh, for Pete's sake. This petition page at the White House website just gets more and more ridiculous. Maybe it's time to admit it's an experiment that's not working? (Unless the purpose is to show how crazy the right wing base can be, in which case it's working very well.)

(h/t: Gus.)