"The right just doesn't exist. Clearly, the states no longer need protection from the federal government disarming their "well-regulated" militia. The Second Amendment no longer speaks to us. The Second Amendment has no modern day application. The Second Amendment is dead."
by:
Judge Ron Greenburg
Retired judge of the former Berkeley-Albany Municipal Court, California, free-lance writer
Source:
"Second Amendment Doesn't Apply To Late 20th Century," May 13, 1995, by Ron Greenberg, San Francisco Examiner
http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1995-05-13/news/9505100379_1_second-amendment-state-militias-constitutional-convention
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Judge Ron Greenburg needs to be impeached. It is people like him that proves we need the 2nd Amendment even more today.
 -- Jim, Raytown     
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    I tend to agree with Greenburg. The Second Amendment has been taken out of context.
     -- Anonymous     
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    The Amendments gives us the right to bear arms in this country and Ron should be Impeached for even saying that and should be punished sevearly.HE WILL NOT TAKE ONE OF THE PEOPLES RIGHTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     -- Anonymous     
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     -- O. Delusional Liberal      
    Greenburgs attempt at Lenin politics If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. (Lenin
     -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    Ron Greenburg doesn't exist. Ever hear of Lexis-Nexis. This is the post 9/11 USA PATRIOT programme and the laws will be written by phantom judges. Doth ye protest, X-rayed & frisked weak-kneed air travelers?
     -- anon, Europa     
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    Sounds like something Obama,Reid, and Pelosi would say.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    Now this site is putting up faked quotes by non-existent people... and the deeply in need of medications crazies are buying into this faked up hype... its true, this site has long since jumped the shark
     -- Anonymous, Reston, VA, US     
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    If Greenburg actually exists he should be impeached. Someone this intellectually challenged should not even be allowed to breed, never mind hold any kind of public office. The Second Amendment was not designed to protect our right to shoot Bambi. It was to protect us from people like Harry Reed, Nancy Pelosi and Barry Obama....
     -- Anonymous     
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    The second amendement is ALIVE..as long as it is alive in the hearts and minds of WE THE PEOPLE, it wil stay alive. Fight on for your freedoms. Someday folks, someday.
     -- Kimo, USA     
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    Gun Control works. Worked for Stalin. Worked for Mao. Worked for Castro. Worked for Kim. Worked for Lenin. Worked for Hitler.
     -- Abigail     
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    He is right since all militias come under the President of the US. The indians are gone etc. People should be allowed to have guns for hunting and self defense. Not for shooting cops and legislators. Of course they we never had guns for the purpose of turning them on ourselves or our government. That philosophy is plain hogwash. We do however have a weapon against the state or government and it is called VOTING.
     -- Waffler, Smith     
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    Why show this quote when it was not made by a real Judge? The Second Amendment and it's supporters don't need this garbage posted anywhere!
     -- Al Bunger, Prescott Valley, AZ     
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    Sometimes we post quotes to expose their lack of standing. This Judge Greenburg quote has been floating around the internet as proof of a concerted effort to discredit the 2nd Amendment. Thought we'd show it to be spurious.
     -- Editor, Liberty Quotes     
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    Ron Greenberg is a retired judge of the Berkeley-Albany Municipal Court and a free-lance writer. He wrote this commentary as one in a San Francisco Examiner Opinion Page series of differing perspectives in the aftermath of the Oklahoma City bombing.

    It is not spurious: Here is your proof.
    http://articles.sun-sentinel.com/1995-05-13/news/9505100379_1_second-amendment-state-militias-constitutional-convention
     -- Wounded Eagle, San Angelo, Texas     
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    Thank you, Wounded Eagle, for the citation. The source has been updated.
     -- Editor, Liberty Quotes     
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    The 2nd Amendment was created to protect ourselves from a tyrannical government. History has shown us -that necessity & what happens when people are disarmed. Judge Ron Greenburg has not learned from history. Nor does he respect the Constitution.
     -- Valerie N, Richmond VA     
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