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Have You at Long Last, Sir, No Sense of Irony?


Senator Whitehouse’s opening statement castigated the Supreme Court for finding a hitherto undiscovered right to bear arms and, in the next breath, for recently upholding an abortion restriction.

I hereby challenge Senator Whitehouse to a race: He can look in the Constitution for the word “abortion,” and I will look for the words “the right of the people to keep and bear Arms.”


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