I live in a Blue State. A very blue state. Maryland.
I am very fond of my state. We have mountains, and we have Chesapeake Bay. I’m a water guy. A weekend of fishing, boating, crabbing & swimming the bay is hard to beat.
I am outnumbered by at least 10:1 by other Marylanders who prefer the Marxist approach to life.
Consider: We hash our way through the next Revolution and Constitutionalists win. That means that any state that doesn’t like the Union may leave. Here’s my problem with that: Maryland would stay Blue and would vote for all sorts of things that a Constitutionalist simply finds repugnant – like 2A. Believe me, Maryland would ban everything. They’d make TSA look like Jihadists.
Yet, the Constitution articulates that my Rights to 2A are innate, Natural Rights that may not be abridged by any Government.
What is a Patriotic lad to do when he wants to live in a state filled with hippies, tree-huggers & Marxists who wants to keep one of Mr. Browning’s masterpieces on or near his person? Do you think Maryland has the Right to ban firearms if they leave the Union?
Sure, I could just leave Maryland…but that’s not the point. I like it here. And, I want my innate Rights.
I see only 1 solution: All non-Constitutionalists must leave, or at least leave me alone when it comes to Natural Rights.
What about those of you who live in Blue States and don’t want to leave if they secede? Do you feel that the bare minimum of every State must be the Bill of Rights? Do you keep fighting until you run out all the Blue idiots, or do you comply?
And what about you folks who secede in a Red State. Your state loves 2A and gives it the respect articulated in the Bill of Rights. But what do you do when you want to come and go fishing with me in the Chesapeake…don’t you think you remain entitled to your Constitutionally articulated 2A, even if Maryland has seceded and outlawed 2A?
I think secession is the Right of every State, obviously. But…I also maintain that even if a Blue State secedes, they must comply with the Bill of Rights as written and ratified, as a matter of Natural Law.
Am I wrong?