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Old July 27, 2012, 03:25 PM   #148
Pond, James Pond
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but that poster was correct in the assertion that the Bill of Rights is not a statute. I won't opine as to the source, but the first part is correct. As a constitutional provision, the 2A is superior to statute.
I realize it is hard to grasp, but it simply not true that the Bill of Rights is a set of Statutes!
Fair enough.
If statutes is the wrong term for their part in the function in the country, I stand corrected.

I'd be interested to know what term should be used to describe them as part of that document.
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