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Rep. Duncan on U.S. Gun Rights: ‘We Live In a Republic, Not a Dictatorship’
Posted By admin On January 10, 2013 @ 6:20 am In U.S. News | Comments Disabled
Patrick Burke 
CNS News 
Jan 10, 2013
Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) vowed Wednesday to fight any effort by the Obama administration or members of Congress to enact gun control initiatives.
“We live in a republic, not a dictatorship,” Duncan said.
“The Founding Fathers never envisioned executive orders being used to restrict our constitutional rights.”
He added: “The president should not be able to act unilaterally when it comes to our constitutional rights. Executive orders were meant as a way for the president to implement legislatively passed laws, not to make law.”
Duncan was responding to comments made by Vice President Joe Biden , who is heading a task force to look into gun related tragedies following the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.
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 CNS News: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/rep-duncan-us-gun-rights-we-live-republic-not-dictatorship
 comments made by Vice President Joe Biden: http://cnsnews.com/news/article/biden-executive-orders-executive-action-gun-control-can-be-taken
 Rep. Duncan Hunter: “I Would Love A Conservative Dictatorship”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/rep-duncan-hunter-%e2%80%9ci-would-love-a-conservative-dictatorship%e2%80%9d.html
 Biden Tells Trinidad and Tobago: ’11 Million Undocumented’ in U.S. ‘Required to Constantly Live in Fear’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/biden-tells-trinidad-and-tobago-11-million-undocumented-in-u-s-required-to-constantly-live-in-fear.html
 Duncan Blasts TSA Pat-Downs, Body Scanners: http://www.prisonplanet.com/duncan-blasts-tsa-pat-downs-body-scanners.html
 Duncan Hunter: Torture Provided ‘Enormously Valuable Information That Saved American Lives’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/duncan-hunter-torture-provided-%e2%80%98enormously-valuable-information-that-saved-american-lives%e2%80%99.html
 White House petition asks Obama to shun gun-control executive orders: http://www.prisonplanet.com/white-house-petition-asks-obama-to-shun-gun-control-executive-orders.html
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