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Sun Jun 16, 2019, 08:14 AM

SC Attorney General defends gun silencers and bullets in 2nd Amendment showdown

S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson says there’s a slippery-slope reason he joined a U.S. Supreme Court gun silencer case out of Kansas.

The three-term Republican sided with six other red states in arguing that protecting Americans’ access to silencers is fundamentally in the same vein as protecting their access to bullets.

Wilson’s primary goal was to head off any attempt to water down the Second Amendment, even if the case is rooted 1,000 miles away.

“The bottom line is, if the Second Amendment does not apply to suppressors because they are accessories, a future court could say the same for ammunition because it is an accessory,” Wilson told Palmetto Politics.

Read more: https://www.postandcourier.com/politics/sc-attorney-general-defends-gun-silencers-and-bullets-in-nd/article_121b7b00-8b95-11e9-9050-9be9737b4514.html
(Charleston Post and Courier)

Flawed logic. Ammunition is necessary in order for guns to perform the function for which they are manufactured, gun silencers are not.

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