In June of 2022 the
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The United States House of Representatives, is one of the two legislative branches of Congress in The United States Government. The number of representatives each state has is based on it's population. There are currently 435 representatives serving a 2 year term.
House of Representatives House of Representatives was debating red flag Gun Control legislation. Representative David Cicilline, from Rhode Island, grew angry and frustrated and said Spare Me The Bullshit About Your Constitutional Rights.
We find it mind-boggling that so many elected officials lack a basic understanding of how the US Constitution works. Firstly, the United States is A Constitutional Republic, not a Democracy, the reason that matters is because in a Democracy the legislature can vote to strip you of your rights. In Constitutional Republic, your rights are unalienable, meaning the only way they can take them from you is by Constitutional Amendment. The Founding Fathers intentionally made this difficult to do, because a new amendment requires 2/3 of The House of Representatives AND 2/3 of The Senate, which seems close to impossible nowadays. Remember your Constitutional Rights are there to protect you from Government Tyranny, and elitist legislators like David Cicilline, who want to strip you of your personal freedoms.