Blasting the Victims' Rights Amendment
The latest former politician to blast the Victims' Rights Amendment is none other than former Congressman Bob Barr:
The circus is back in town. Every two years, as we roll around to another grand Olympics of federal, state and local elections, the hopper in Congress begins to fill up with dangerous and unnecessary amendments to our U.S. Constitution.
...In the American political system, the Constitution was meant to operate like people who freeze their credit cards in a block of ice. That is, when faced with supremely important and emotional decisions involving things like the censorship of unpopular ideas or the seizure of firearms, the Constitution makes us walk to the corner and take a time out.
As to the Victims' Rights Amendment, Barr correctly notes:
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